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