Voices from our enslaved ancestors

In honor of Black History Month, a storyteller at the Historic Rosedale Plantation will recall the lives of four slaves who labored there
By admin | February 6, 2009

This Valentine’s Day, indulge your senses


When shopping for that special someone, let touch, taste, sight, smell and sound guide you
By admin | February 6, 2009

12.6 percent of African Americans unemployed

U.S. employers shed 598,000 jobs last month, pushing the nation's unemployment rate to 7.6 percent
By admin | February 6, 2009

‘I never thought that this would happen’

Nearly 48 years after he was beaten at a Rock Hill bus depot, U.S. Rep. John Lewis gets an apology from the man who says he hit him
By admin | February 6, 2009

Qcitymetro.com celebrates its official launch

Editor/Publisher Glenn Burkins told a crowd at Apostrophe Lounge he wants the site to be accessible to ordinary people, and he challenged them to submit content
By admin | February 5, 2009

Tell us your love story

In honor of Valentine's Day, Qcitymetro.com is celebrating the wonders of Black Love. Tell us about the couple you know who shares that special kind of relationship
By admin | February 4, 2009

NO SCHOOL TODAY: Surprise snow hits Qcity

School officials declare an optional teacher workday -- employees report two hours late. The Charlotte Observer reports that roads are slick this morning and black ice is reported
By admin | February 4, 2009

A new GOP, not just window dressing


Charlotte-area resident Lenny McAllister says the election of Michael Steele to lead the Republican National Committee represents real change
By admin | February 4, 2009

UNCC student athlete dies from apparent heart attack

Steven Archer, a sophomore who ran track at the school, was stricken during a pickup game of basketball, UNCC officials said.
By admin | February 4, 2009

CMS dropout rate was lower last year

About 5.91 percent of district students quit during the 2007-2008 school year, down from 6.39 percent the previous year
By admin | February 4, 2009