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CMPD: Woman dies after she was shot near uptown

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating a fatal shooting that was reported early Monday on N. Tryon Street, just beyond the uptown […]

Racism must not leave us bitter and distracted, says Urban League President Marc Morial

Speaking at JCSU’s graduation ceremony, Morial said African Americans must use their votes as well as their money to build a more equitable nation.

We made them march

North Carolina teachers didn’t wake up one day and decide to go the state Capitol on a whim. We drove them to do it.

Local black-owned business shines on ‘Good Morning America’

Along with national exposure, Qcity entrepreneur Kevin Gatlin got a $10,000 check to help fulfill one of his corporate missions.

Amid changes large and small, Levine Museum of the New South names new historian

Willie Griffin, a Charlotte native and scholar in African American history, will join the Levine Museum of the New South on June 4.

CMPD officer arrested on suspicion of shoplifting from supermarket

According to the department’s public information office, the patrol officer is suspected in seven instances of shoplifting from a Harris-Teeter store in SouthPark.

At City Startup Labs, a new program to guide former inmates into entrepreneurship

Participants will be divided into teams with a goal of creating businesses along the Beatties Ford Road corridor.

Inside ‘The Nest,’ a North End space with high-speed Wi-Fi

Hosted by hygge coworking, the 1,000-square-feet space is being described as a “digital learning lab” with free, high-speed Wi-Fi, courtesy of Google Fiber.

Urban League President Marc Morial to deliver JCSU commencement address

The graduation ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, May 20, at 10 a.m. at Bojangle’s Coliseum.

16-year-old boy charged with murder

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have charged a 16-year-old boy with murder following a deadly shooting Monday afternoon in north Charlotte. CMPD identified […]

A ‘Black Panther’ moment at Livingstone College

At Saturday’s commencement ceremonies, graduating seniors were encouraged to share their “vibranium.”

Wow! What a week

Rudy drops a dime on Trump. A tribute to Kanye West. And jobs suggestions for Panthers owner Jerry Richardson.

Win a Ticket to the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit Courtesy of Qcitymetro

Qcitymetro is giving a lucky entrepreneur or aspiring entrepreneur the opportunity to attend the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit 2018, to […]

UNC Charlotte student killed when she fell from party bus

Authorities said the 20-year-old woman was struck by two vehicles after she fell from an emergency window on the bus.

NC Central student is first African American woman to lead UNC System Association of Student Governments

She credits her African culture as a significant influence on her life and success.


A peek inside Firehouse Bar & Lounge, soon to be Charlotte’s newest hot spot

Owner Clarence Boston said he hopes the lounge, located near Bank of America Stadium, will attract young professionals of all...


I can’t keep rolling my eyes at today’s headlines; it’s starting to hurt

Is it just me, or is the constant drum beat of social media starting to make us loopy?


Everyone’s a winner at the Sorority Greek Health Olympics

Last week I sprinted to the finish line of a wellness project I had been working on since January –...


Churches must do more to promote health and healing, says World Council of Churches official

Dr. Mwai Makoka, in Charlotte to study Mecklenburg County's Village HeartBEAT program, said the church must “embrace a new paradigm”...


Women must be agents for change, says international humanitarian Tererai Trent

It all starts, she said, when women discover what fuels their individual passions for change.


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