Speaking to an audience in Chicago, he made no mention of President Donald Trump and took no questions from reporters.
In first major appearance since leaving office, Obama tell young people to engage with communities
Radio hosts Matt and Ramona sign for another 4 years on Charlotte airwaves
“The Matt & Ramona Show” also was recently named — for the fourth time — “Best Radio Show” by the voters in Charlotte Magazine’s BOB Awards.
How a simple hashtag derailed a music event at BluNotes of Charlotte
It was billed as a “listening event” with R&B singer Case, but somehow a misleading hashtag turned everything upside down.
Charlotte black journalists pay tribute to veteran reporter Steve Crump
Crump, a native of Louisville, Ky., has been described as the institutional memory of WBTV, having worked there more than 30 years.
Kimberly Robinson, owner of Sole Addiction Mobile Shoetique, wins business award
The Charlotte-based mobile shoe store was among 102 businesses selected as winners in the 2017 American Small Business Championship.
Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez found dead in prison cell
The former New England Patriots star was found hanging in his cell shortly after 2 a.m, according to Massachusetts prison officials. Authorities suspect suicide.
Fresno killings ‘solely based on race’ (video)
At a press conference Tuesday, Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer that Kori Ali Muhammad, a black man suspected of killing three white people, chose his targets based on race.
150 years after ‘transformative gift,’ Biddles rediscover Johnson C. Smith University
Descendants of Mary Biddle rediscover the HBCU their matriarch helped to establish a century and a half ago.
With HB2 repeal, NCAA tournaments return to North Carolina
Transgender advocates criticized the decision, saying lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people still face discrimination in North Carolina.
Trump administration drops HB2 lawsuit
The Justice Department said it dropped its lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of House Bill 2 because the North Carolina legislature had replaced it with a new law called House Bill 142.
Meet the 2017 Delta Debutantes
The 53rd annual Debutante Cotillion was held on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Twenty-two contestants were awarded college scholarships, and three local charities received financial support.
Comedian Charlie Murphy dies at age 57
Celebrities and fans took to social media to mourn his death. Chris Rock tweeted that Murphy was “one of the funniest most real brothers of all time.”
Patrick Cannon returns to Charlotte radio with Saturday morning talk show
The former Charlotte mayor, who served time in federal prison on public corruption charges, will host a talk show on Radio One’s Old School 105.3 FM, starting April 15.
Family makes $11,000 by giving up their plane seats
Laura Begley Bloom and her family, trying to get to Florida to start a vacation, were paid $11,000 in gift cards by Delta Airlines for giving up their seats. The story comes days after a United passenger was dragged from a plan after he refused to relinquish his seat on an overbooked flight.
Chris Jackson named to lead Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont
Organization selects insider after a national search to replace retiring president and CEO Michael Elder.