People

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Statewide “Green Book” exhibit will highlight Charlotte people and places

North Carolina’s ‘Green Book Project’ explores the 327 entries in “The Negro Motorist Green Book,” including the histories of 55 sites in Charlotte.

Services set for Dwayne Collins, local activist who died Sunday at age 51

Mr. Collins was former president of the Charlotte Chapter of the NAACP and chair of the Black Political Caucus of Charlotte-Mecklenburg.

Black real estate association educates and advocates for industry pros and homebuyers

Charlotte Crown is part of the oldest minority trade group and working to increase African American homeownership.

Celebrating Charlotte’s oldest citizen

Hester McCardell Ford was born in 1904. On Thursday, the 115-year-old was recognized as Charlotte’s oldest person.

NABFEME returns to promote mentoring and collaborating for women in music and entertainment

The organization, which focuses on Black women in music and entertainment, restarts its Charlotte chapter led by media maven Jameka Whitten.

Charlotte pilot establishes private aviation company, exposes youth to diversity-lacking airline industry

Joseph Williams always knew he wanted to be a pilot and own an airline. He’s accomplished both and now he’s sharing his knowledge with Charlotte youth.

Meet Nicole Cyrille-Superville, a Qcity Newcomer

A new job opportunity brought this heart doctor to Charlotte. She’s finding lots to like about the Queen City.

LaShawn Daniels, Grammy-winning songwriter/producer, hosts Charlotte music conference

Daniels’ project credits is a Who’s Who of top artists from Michael Jackson to Beyonce. Now, he’s focusing on Charlotte’s independent artists.

Meet Marvin Superville, a Qcity Newcomer

The former education administrator traded New York City traffic for a new career, warmer weather and shorter commutes.

Young Black Leadership Alliance announces assistant county manager and former Charlotte school leader as new leadership

YBLA appoints Mecklenburg’s Assistant County Manager Anthony Trotman as board chair, Todd Pipkin as executive director.

News & Buzz

Mecklenburg tax collector will seize wages, bank accounts for overdue Medic bills

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Entertainment

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All-Black orchestra showcases tunes that speak to the culture

North Carolina-trained conductor leads orchestra that performs with a contemporary twist.

Voices

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Charlotte’s Black filmmakers react to John Singleton’s death

Local filmmakers react to the death of Academy Award-nominated director John Singleton, who died on April 29 following complications from...

Health

Mecklenburg tax collector will seize wages, bank accounts for overdue Medic bills

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Faith

Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

More than 1,200 people attended this annual event, representing 44 local churches.

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