Artist Gil Horne Jr. debuts “Blackboy” exhibit

Horne explores the complex experience of growing up Black in his latest exhibition, "Blackboy," open Sept. 25-30.
By Janey Tate | September 24, 2020

Michael Jordan becomes majority owner of new NASCAR team, signs Bubba Wallace

Jordan becomes the first Black majority owner of a full-time race team in NASCAR’s Cup series since Hall of Famer Wendell Scott.
By Katrina Louis | September 21, 2020

With uptown empty, Mert’s Heart & Soul struggles to find customers

Most of the industries that play a major role in bringing people uptown were hit hardest by the pandemic.
By David Griffith, The Charlotte Ledger | September 21, 2020

Giving Sarah Mingo Stevenson her flowers: County commissioners present the trailblazer with a proclamation

Mecklenburg County officials honor the Tuesday Morning Breakfast Forum co-founder and civil rights activist with "Ms. Sarah Mingo Stevenson Day."
By Janey Tate | September 21, 2020

Meet QCity Metro reporter Jonathan Limehouse

Once an intern, Jonathan returns to QCity Metro as a full-time reporter covering education, public safety, health and north Charlotte neighborhoods.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 16, 2020

“Covering Black communities has been my passion”: Meet Janey Tate, QCity Metro’s newest reporter

She will continue our coverage in west Charlotte -- largely, Historic West End -- along with stories of Charlotte's culture scene and small business.
By Janey Tate | September 16, 2020

Jonathan Ferrell: Community activists want you to never forget his name

"Before Black Lives Matter was at the stage it is now, we had Jonathan Ferrell."
By Katrina Louis | September 15, 2020

The long drive from Charlotte: Jacob Blake’s father left as soon as he heard the news. This weekend he returns

Details of the Jacob Blake shooting are familiar to most people by now. His father, Jacob Blake Sr., a Charlotte resident, also has a story worth telling.
By Michael Graff, Charlotte Agenda | September 15, 2020

Monica Sauls joins Bojangles as first Chief People Officer

Sauls will become the first-ever African American on Bojangles' senior leadership team.
By QCity Metro Staff | September 8, 2020

“It’s impossible to make money”: Middle C Jazz owner discusses pandemic challenges and alliance petition

Middle C Jazz partially reopened under North Carolina's Phase 2. But to "Save Charlotte Stages," a new alliance is looking for help from local government.
By Sarafina Wright | September 8, 2020