People

National Mentoring Month: Jarron Thomas, role model in corporate America and the community, thanks to mentors

Jarron Thomas has spent years in the tech and consulting industry providing solutions for Fortune 500 companies. His role as a mentor is just as notable.

National Mentoring Month: James Ford talks about his top mentor and the advice he got

It was a fellow educator who helped James Ford imagine the ways he could impact the educational system.

Meet local TV meteorologist Tony Sadiku, a Qcity Newcomer

Along with telling stories about the region’s ever-changing weather, Tony Sadiku is a personal trainer who wants to mentor young kids in the community.

National Mentoring Month: 3 questions with GreenLight Fund’s Carrie Cook

Carrie Cook, founder of EmpowHERment Inc. and executive director of GreenLight Fund – Charlotte, shares lessons learned from her mentors.

BLKTECHCLT and Carolina Fintech Hub partner to offer paid training and jobs in tech

New partnership focuses on recruiting local Black IT professionals for six-month training program that concludes with full-time position.

The show must go on: OnQ Productions temporarily comes out of hiatus for ‘Soulful Noel’

Despite the theater company’s ongoing hiatus, OnQ is back with ‘Soulful Noel,’ bringing contemporary renditions to your favorite Christmas classics.

25 female politicians honored during local “Celebration of Women Elected to Office”

The Black Women’s Caucus of Charlotte-Mecklenburg and the Charlotte Women’s March honored 25 local women during their annual recognition ceremony.

On World AIDS Day, this health advocate offers 3 ways you can raise awareness

Solita Jefferies has spent 15 years spotlighting health issues in communities of color.

The Made Man Foundation honors local male leaders

Nearly 30 Black male leaders will be recognized at The Made Man Honors ceremony on Nov. 29, including honorees Shaun Corbett, Tory Dandy and Rodrick Banks.

Q&A with The Creator’s Lawyer Ticora Davis, speaker at Facebook Community Boost

Facebook selected this trademark attorney to participate in the two-day event on social media use for business growth.

News & Buzz

Could this be the year Charlotte makes real progress to fix its affordable housing crisis?

Community Link CEO Floyd Davis, Jr. is hopeful after the recent investment into Charlotte's affordable housing crisis, but poses three...

Entertainment

Win 2 tickets to see Patti LaBelle in concert

It’s 2019, and the team at Qcitymetro has a “new attitude”! That’s why one of our lucky Morning Brew newsletter subscribers...

Voices

How Michelle Williams triggered my memories of depression

Recent news about former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams checking into a medical facility for depression triggered a memory about...

Health

5 last-minute gift ideas for fitness lovers

Although I love to exercise, retail therapy ranks pretty high on my fave list of things to do. Consequently, I’m...

Faith

After deadly attack on Pittsburgh synagogue, Charlotte’s faith leaders call for love, unity

Three days after a gunman killed 11 worshipers inside a Jewish center in Pittsburgh, members of Charlotte’s faith community came...

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MLK Call to Service
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Charlotte Hornets vs. Phoenix Suns
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​2019 Atrium Health Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Parade
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Don ‘D.C.’ Curry @ The Comedy Zone
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African Drum Circle presented by Drums 4 Life