Black NFL coaches an endangered species

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin is the third black coach to make it to the Super Bowl in two years -- the second to win it. But the spate of progress may be short-lived.
By admin | February 2, 2009

Bipartisanship, but at what cost?


In his well-meaning effort to build a broad base of congressional support, President Obama may be handing GOP lawmakers too much power over his agenda
By admin | February 2, 2009

The Rev. Robert Lee Mackey Sr., 66

Rev. Mackey died on Sunday, Jan. 18
By admin | February 2, 2009

Thomas Y. Chunn Sr.

Mr. Chunn moved to Charlotte from New York in 1989.
By admin | February 2, 2009

Large Qcity crowd expected for Marian Wright Edelman

Edelman, a longtime advocate for children's issues, will speak at a Thursday fundraiser benefiting the Charlotte Junior League. The event is free, but donations are requested
By admin | February 2, 2009

Mike Tomlin: Young, gifted and (yes) black


I hate to bring up race, but...shouldn't we be making more fuss over the fact that another African American coach has won the super bowl?
By admin | February 2, 2009

Cinderella will be a no-show at Super Bowl XLIII

Except in a few notable cases, you just don’t see major upsets in the biggest sporting event of the year
By admin | February 1, 2009

It’s Serena Down Under — again!

Serena Williams crushed Dinara Safina 6-0, 6-3 to win the Australian Open today, picking up her 10th Grand Slam title
By admin | January 31, 2009

U.S. economy shrank 3.8 percent last quarter

The federal government today reported the biggest quarterly drop in 26 years. The news gives ammunition to President Obama as his call for a major economic stimulus package
By admin | January 30, 2009

US Airways: ’09 outlook is murky

Charlotte's dominant carrier reported a $2.2 billion loss for 2008 after recording a $427 million profit the previous year
By admin | January 30, 2009