In the age of #BlackGirlMagic, a new conference dedicated to women of color in technology, entrepreneurship, and digital media made […]
Mamizi conference is providing options, not empowerment, for women of color
How Michelle Williams triggered my memories of depression
Recent news about former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams checking into a medical facility for depression triggered a memory about […]
Local nonprofits solve marketing woes through marathon of free services
Applications open for Goodstock, a 24-hour marketing marathon that provides free services to help local nonprofits gain attention and raise funds.
In fighting to oppose the RNC in Charlotte, LaWana Mayfield showed why voters put her in office
As far back as December, Mayfield stood alone among her city council peers as having the prescience to understand just how divisive this issue could become for Charlotte.
Is Charlotte on the verge of losing the CIAA tournament?
While calling Charlotte a “great host,” a CIAA official said the time has come to consider new locations for the annual event, which has been a Charlotte mainstay since 2006.
Why I don’t want the Republican National Convention in Charlotte
If social and economic mobility is what we claim as our focus, bringing the RNC to Charlotte would be in direct conflict to that.
Registered sex offender charged with raping Uber driver in N. Charlotte
According to CMPD, the suspect began assaulting the female driver shortly after he got into her car.
What About Us? A Letter from America’s Children
As concerned Americans line up to protest President Trump’s ill treatment of immigrant families, a writer asks, where is that same compassion for our U.S.-born children who suffer abuse, neglect and poverty?
Charlotte hosts the GOP convention? Not so fast, says Braxton Winston
The first-term city council member says he wants to hear more from the city’s residents before making up his mind.
Journalists are there – heading toward the crazy.
The people who cover news are in a fight for your lives, and theirs.
Patrick Graham, found not guilty of domestic assault, resigns from Charlotte Works
The 47-year-old community leader had been accused of assaulting a female acquaintance during a dispute in March.
Auntie Maxine might have been wrong, but it felt so good
Why are Democrats still playing nice? America has proven that it worships a thug masculinity that bullies citizens and leads by division.
Police make arrest in killing of victim found by jogger
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police today arrested a man suspected in the June 21 killing of Jose Mario Chicas, whose body was found […]
Message in the music: How the city of Charlotte is hoping a rap song can teach residents about waste management
The song, “Go Green Go Clean,” encourages Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents to think twice about the amount of waste they generate.
Four AME Zion churches hold prayer vigil after van crash left 1 dead, 11 injured
The 15-passenger van, owned by Cathey Memorial AME Zion Church, was headed home to Charlotte from an AME Zion conference on June 17 when it blew out a tire on Interstate 40.