Sanitation workers soldier on during Covid crisis despite risks

N.C. sanitation workers voice their concerns and share how their jobs have changed during the pandemic as an essential worker.
By Aaliyah Bowden, North Carolina Health News | July 10, 2020

Voice actor’s message to “wear a mask” comes after losing dad and his own Covid-19 battle

George Washington III contracted Covid-19 from his dad, who contracted it while attending his mom's funeral.
By Sabrina Clark | July 9, 2020

Exit interview: Some parting thoughts from Kerr Putney

The former CMPD chief said true police reform would require greater investments in the lives of Black and Latino youths.
By Glenn Burkins | July 2, 2020

Opinion | Beatties Ford Road: Still a symbol of tradition and hope

There’s one Beatties Ford Road, and we have to work together to build a corridor – and a city – where everyone can thrive.
By Malcolm Graham | July 1, 2020

The Necessities Company is helping customers shop Black

Aurora Nkrumah Dixon established the Charlotte-based marketplace, which features products from Black-owned brands.
By Bryant Carter | June 29, 2020

CMPD’s incoming chief says changes in policing are ‘inevitable’

Johnny Jennings, who takes over leadership from Chief Kerr Putney on Wednesday, said he wants to collaborate with Charlotte communities.
By Glenn Burkins | June 29, 2020

Billionaire investor introduces initiative to ease student debt at HBCUs

Robert F. Smith starts a "pay-it-forward" program for STEM students at 11 HBCUs. He previously cleared student debt for 396 Morehouse College graduates.
By Katrina Louis | June 24, 2020

CMPD Chief Kerr Putney to retire July 1

Putney will step down early, citing scaled-back version of GOP convention.
By Kallan Louis | June 23, 2020

Black Dads Speak: What does fatherhood mean to you?

As Father's Day approaches, Charlotte dads share insight about their fatherhood journeys.
By QCity Metro Staff | June 20, 2020

Thomas Davis pledges $100,000 so that fathers in Mecklenburg jail can be home for Father’s Day

As Black people, "we've all had our traumatic experiences," the former Carolina Panthers linebacker said during a panel discussion on police violence and social justice.
By Glenn Burkins | June 20, 2020