Ezra Bridges, 104, dies in Shelby

She followed her dreams and encouraged others to do the same. Her passions: Education and race relations.

By austin | February 20, 2010

Thomasina Warren

Mrs. Warren, 87, died on Valentine's Day and leaves behind 11 children to cherish her memories.

By austin | February 17, 2010

Day 2 at Fashion Week: Women of color

Designers Tracy Reese and Korto Momolu show off their fall collections. (Lashawnda Becoats)

By austin | February 16, 2010

Embracing the feminine & masculine

STYLE ESSENTIALS
By Lashawnda Becoats

I absolutely adored "Metamorphosis," the Diane von Furstenberg fall 2010 collection.

By austin | February 15, 2010

Lights, Cameras, Action

STYLE ESSENTIALS
By Lashawnda Becoats

At N.Y. Fashion Week, everyone is a celebrity, and the real show often begins long before models take to the runway.

By austin | February 15, 2010

In memory: Charles Ray McIlwain

A lifelong educator, Mr. McIlwain was born in Kannapolis and spent much of his career as a mathematics teacher in Roosevelt, N.Y.

By austin | February 13, 2010

In memory: William Harper

Mr. Harper, 84, died Friday, Feb. 12, at Carolinas Medical Center-University.

By austin | February 13, 2010

SCENE IN THE QCITY

Scene at the National Black MBA Association fundraiser at Aquavina, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010. (Photo: Qcitymetero.com)

By austin | February 12, 2010

In memory: Robert Lee Baxter

Mr. Baxte, 64, died Tuesday, Feb. 8, at Carolinas Medical Center.

By austin | February 11, 2010

In memory: Frank James Lineberger Sr.

Mr. Lineberger, a disabled veteran who lived in Charlotte, was 83 years old.

By austin | February 11, 2010