The three-term Democrat, who failed in his quest to be Charlotte’s mayor, announced his re-election bid on Wednesday, hours after mayor-elect Vi Lyles secure the job he sought earlier this year.
Joel Ford will seek re-election to his N.C. Senate seat
Despite America’s race problems, author Carol Anderson sees hope
The historian and bestselling author spoke to a diverse crowd Tuesday evening at Spirit Square, where she was a guest of the Levine Museum of the New South.
Richard Hunt visits Qcity for dedication of ‘Spiral Odyssey’
Richard Hunt was in Charlotte over the weekend for the public dedication of his sculpture “Spiral Odyssey,” a stainless-steel abstract […]
Tami Simmons named VP of Institutional Advancement at JCSU
Simmons, who currently works as executive director of Susan G. Komen Charlotte, will start her new job on Oct. 18.
Quentin Talley reports being robbed at gunpoint
Talley, a Charlotte-based actor, musician and poet, posted about the incident late Wednesday on his Facebook page.
Why former NASA astronaut Mae Jemison is still da bomb
During a talk this week in Charlotte, she spoke about courage and diversity, and she painted a futuristic world where girls and people of color are empowered.
20 years in, No Grease turns to franchising to accelerate growth
Owners Damian and Jermaine Johnson said the move is a natural progression for a business that has spent two decades fine-tuning its operating model.
Carol Anderson, author of ‘White Rage,’ to speak at Levine Museum on Sept. 26
History professor traces white backlash against black progress from Reconstruction to the election of Barack Obama.
Scene in the Qcity: 2017 Black Political Caucus Banquet
Scene at the 2017 Black Political Caucus of Charlotte-Mecklenburg banquet, which featured U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters as guest speaker.
In Rock Hill, a consignment shop for men
Shop owner Deborah McCullough says she likes a well-dressed man, and she likes putting their outfits together, so in April she opened His Closet Consignment Shop.