Opera singer finds a new beat as the founder of a Charlotte-based music academy
Mahari Freeman, took a leap of faith and started a music school that offers voice and instrumental lessons – and now has five instructors.
By David Griffith, The Charlotte Ledger | April 6, 2021
These East Meck grads are headed down the wedding aisle
Charlotte natives Bryanna and Quinton share details about their love story and upcoming wedding.
By Katrina Louis | April 4, 2021
Charlotte storyteller Steve Crump releases new documentary about Muhammad Ali
The 28-minute film, set to air Friday on Bounce TV, looks back at the boxer's gold-medal victory in the 1960 Olympics.
By Jonathan Limehouse | April 1, 2021
How this bank exec’s upbringing fueled her passion for economic mobility
Jada Grandy-Mock grew up seeing how a lack of financial resources equaled a lack of choices. She's built a career on changing that narrative.
By Katrina Louis | March 31, 2021
NFL quarterback Cam Newton to launch new show on BET Digital
The show will be filmed at Newton's Atlanta cigar bar and will feature conversations with celebrities.
By Sarafina Wright | March 31, 2021
City Startup Labs names program leadership following acquisition
Rashaan Peek named program director of BLKTECHCLT, keeping the newly acquired tech training hub a woman-led initiative.
By Katrina Louis | March 29, 2021
Gantt Center exec to climb Truist Field in support of Black lungs
Sophia Matthews Partlow and her Black Lungs Matter team will take part in an annual climb sponsored by American Lung Association.
By Jonathan Limehouse | March 25, 2021
‘I hope I see him’: 2-year-old Charlotte influencer goes viral after visit with grandpa
Cami hadn't seen her grandpa in months, and their exchange following a recent visit took over the internet.
By Katrina Louis | March 24, 2021
Charlotte Ballet’s Raven Barkley on the power of mentoring
Barkley says African-American mentors have played a significant role in her life.
By Makhaila Anderson, Queens University News Service | March 23, 2021