The trouble with Kwanzaa

OPINION

I get the principles. But wearing kente cloth and knowing Swahili words doesn't make me any more authentic.
By admin | December 26, 2008

Isn’t it time we pay (and define) the first lady?

OPINION

Surely the person in one of the most visible roles on the planet deserves a proper title and salary
By admin | December 26, 2008

3 reasons the Panthers should lose Sunday

OPINION

Make that 4 reasons -- if you count this prediction
By admin | December 26, 2008

As duties mount, Obama continues his workouts

Barack Obama has long treated exercise less as recreation than requirement, but his devotion has intensified in recent months.
By admin | December 26, 2008

Actress, singer Eartha Kitt dies at 81

In a career that spanned six decades, Kitt rose from South Carolina cotton fields and came to epitomize sophistication and seductiveness
By admin | December 25, 2008

NBA hits point of embarrassment in Charlotte

OPINION

Love the Bobcats or hate them. But please, do anything to prove we are a better NBA city than Toronto
By admin | December 24, 2008

Kappas bringing Founders’ Day to Charlotte

The national fraternity last held a major Charlotte event in 2003, when the Kappa Conclave drew thousands of guests to the Queen City.
By admin | December 24, 2008

Beyond the boundaries

A loose coalition of Charlotte churches and ministries has been crossing racial and city divides to quietly serve needy families
By admin | December 24, 2008

Charlotte church buys shoes for Liberian children

Families at C.N. Jenkins donated more than 60 pairs of new shoes. Liberian children (pictured here) often go without. (Photo: African Dream Academy)
By admin | December 23, 2008

Spokesman: Jackson transplant claim untrue

A spokesman for Michael Jackson has denied reports the singer is suffering from a rare respiratory disease and needs a lung transplant.
By admin | December 23, 2008