John Legend was so much more than a piano man

CONCERT REVIEW

The soul crooner packed the show with flashing lights and booming bass, and preferred standing and dancing to just tickling the ivories.
By admin | December 13, 2008

Bank of America may slash 30,000 jobs

Bank of America on Thursday announced what's likely its biggest round of layoffs ever -- 30,000 to 35,000 jobs eliminated over the next three years.
By admin | December 12, 2008

Is Jesse Jr.’s political career kaput?

OPINION

There's a lot of head shaking over Jacksons murky involvement in the swirl of muck engulfing Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
By admin | December 12, 2008

Focus on what matters this Christmas

STYLE ESSENTIALS

Holiday shopping needn't be a stressful or financially draining affair. Tips for surviving with wallet intact.
By admin | December 11, 2008

CMS to recruit, train principals for high-poverty schools

Ninety-one of the district's 172 schools are labeled high-poverty. Students at those schools are disproportionately African American.
By admin | December 10, 2008

The Old South is new again

OPINION

Old attitudes persist about race, but new arrivals could change all that. Just look at North Carolina.
By admin | December 10, 2008

Knowing when to say when

OPINION

Some say our older generation of black leaders must now give way to a younger and better-educated group.
By admin | December 10, 2008

Show us your Christmas lights, win $50

Send us a photo of your Christmas display and enter a chance to win a $50 gift card and have your story featured on Qcitymetro.
By admin | December 10, 2008

Funeral services are set for Barbara Brewton Cameron

Officials at the church she founded say they expect a large crowd, including international guests and national recording artists.
By admin | December 9, 2008

Tiger Woods as Obama’s John the Baptist

OPINION

The talented, educated golfer made it acceptable for whites to embrace a black man as hero. Without Tiger Woods, there would be no Barack Obama.

By admin | December 5, 2008