Civil trial set to begin against CMS and former West Charlotte band leader who sexually assaulted student
The lawsuit alleges that Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools failed to remove the band director when allegations of inappropriate conduct first surfaced.
By Sarafina Wright | May 4, 2021
How ‘Black on the Map’ tells the story of Black businesses in the Charlotte area
Beyond mapping businesses, Black on the Map will help us better report on trends in Charlotte region's Black business ecosystem.
By QCity Metro | May 3, 2021
Richard Petty Motorsports inks sponsorship deal in support of Black business owners
As part of the sponsorship package, the Petty racing team has pledged to provide online resources to more than 4,000 Black business owners.
By Glenn Burkins | May 3, 2021
Duke Endowment will gift West End property to JCSU, a source says
The gift involves a former A&P grocery store site on W. Trade Street, just south of the JCSU campus.
By Sarafina Wright | May 3, 2021
Fifth Third Bank’s 53 Ideas competition supports entrepreneurs with capital & training
53 Ideas invites entrepreneurs to pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges. Finalists get cash and business training.
By GlennOaks Media | May 2, 2021
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By Bethany Lane | April 30, 2021
Developers break ground on apartment project named to honor first AME Zion bishop
When completed in fall 2022, Varick on 7th will include 105 apartment units -- nearly half of them income and rent controlled.
By Glenn Burkins | April 30, 2021
Black Food & Wine Festival to celebrate chefs, food and culture
Chef Greg and Subrina Collier will launch the inaugural festival weekend Oct. 22-24, 2021 at Camp North End.
By Katrina Louis | April 29, 2021
ASC names its permanent leader; local Girl Scouts Council hires CEO
Krista Terrell and Tayuanee Dewberry were both announced as new nonprofit leaders this week.
By Katrina Louis | April 28, 2021
NAACP leader in Elizabeth City talks of economic protests following police killing of Andrew Brown Jr.
“We’re reminding people of our Black dollar,” Rivers said during a virtual session of the Tuesday Morning Breakfast Forum.
By Sarafina Wright | April 28, 2021