Awaking the inner giant

OPINION

The problems that beset black America will start to vanish when we embrace the ideals of Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglas and Martin Luther King, Jr.
By admin | January 1, 2009

DeWayne Walker: The other Aggie coach

I'M JUST SAYIN'

New Mexico State University isn’t the most recognizable athletic program in the world, but it's about to get a lot more attention
By admin | January 1, 2009

What Lil Wayne can teach us about fashion

STYLE ESSENTIALS

When it come to style and fashion, find what works for you and make it your own. True style is about individuality.
By admin | January 1, 2009

Unsolved murders from ’08 linger into ’09

Thirty-two of Charlotte's 83 homicides from last year were unsolved at year end, according to a Charlotte Observer analysis.
By admin | January 1, 2009

50,000 expected for uptown celebrations

After a 12-year absence, First Night Charlotte returns to welcome 2009. A heavy police presence will be on hand for crowd control and to discourage drunk driving
By admin | December 31, 2008

Delta Sigma Theta film showcase returns

More than 400 people attended last year’s event, which screens short films by African American women. Organizers this year are looking to top that number
By admin | December 30, 2008

A journey into our proud past

Learn about black life after emancipation with a new online tool at the State Library of North Carolina. View historic photos. Read short profiles of people and institutions
By admin | December 30, 2008

Blagojevich picks Obama’s Senate replacement

Embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich named former state attorney general Roland Burris (pictured here) to fill Barack Obama's vacated Senate seat
By admin | December 30, 2008

Christian-themed hotel planned for S.C.

Guests could stay in rooms themed after the biblical King Solomon's Temple or go to a juice bar named the Garden of Eden
By admin | December 30, 2008

Report: More black teens are killing

The murder rate among black teenagers has climbed since 2000, even as murders by young whites have scarcely grown or declined in some places, says a new report.
By admin | December 29, 2008