The gospel concert will also feature Jekalyn Carr and LeJeune Thompson as part of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month event.
Karen Clark-Sheard headlines concert benefiting Komen Charlotte
Let’s talk about African-Americans and Charlotte’s craft beer scene
There’s a niche of black people who enjoy craft beer. Can we play a role in Charlotte’s brewery boom?
Justice is no longer blind with Kavanaugh confirmation
With the impending confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, we’re witnessing the continued erosion of the justice system.
No Grease owners rally for barber arrested at CMS school
Some local barbers are upset following the arrest of a student barber volunteering free haircuts to underprivileged kids at Thomasboro Academy.
Queen City Battle of the Bands left Charlotte; does anyone care?
The national band competition moves to Houston in 2019 after a five-year run in the Queen City.
Police: 12-year-old boy struck by bullet while waiting for school bus
A 12-year-old boy waiting for a school bus was struck by a bullet Thursday morning during a shooting in northeast […]
The reason I (a black man) speak up for, and alongside, black women
Serena Williams’ treatment proves that the black women I want my daughter to emulate unfairly have to be three times better than everyone else.
Can The Black Mecca become Charlotte’s go-to festival?
The art, tech, and music festival sets sights on becoming a staple Charlotte experience for black millennials and creatives.
Hope still alive for the historic Excelsior Club, thanks to new deal
The Historic Landmarks Commission would have one year to purchase the property or find another buyer.
Hurricane Party and 6 other things to do if you’re stuck in the house for Hurricane Florence
No power? No problem. Here are seven things to get into if Hurricane Florence comes through.
Hometown Historymaker: Marines to honor Charlottean during Marine Week ceremony
Charlotte native Pvt. Howard Perry is featured in a NoDa mural to recognize him as the first black Marine recruit. He broke the 167-year tradition in 1942.
Brands must take a stance to survive. Nike made itself clear with Colin Kaepernick ad
A post shared by colin kaepernick (@kaepernick7) on Sep 3, 2018 at 12:20pm PDT “Believe in something. Even if it […]
Sickle cell disease doesn’t stop Charlotte’s ‘The Lion King’ star
The hometown Broadway actor, who plays Young Simba in “The Lion King,” credits his mother and tour wrangler for helping to monitor his illness.
I’m an “American Idol” contestant: CMS teacher takes another shot at fame
After an attempt in 2012, Timothy Moore auditioned again for the singing competition to inspire his students.
Affordable housing locations ‘meaningless’ if transit and jobs not considered, says local CEO
Community Link CEO says Charlotte needs a brand new locational policy, not revising the current one that doesn’t work.