To be Black, deaf and hard of hearing during a pandemic

For the deaf and hard of hearing, a community that thrives on “live” and in-person communication, the stay-at-home mandate is even more of a hardship.
By Crystal Marie | April 3, 2020

Double Dutch sisters use sport to fight obesity and bullying

Angelicka Crawford and Dominique Artis are the leaders behind Jumping Dreams Double Dutch troupe.
By Loán Lake | March 27, 2020

“It got real on Monday”: Parents adjust to extended school closures

Parents share their experiences of juggling a career and kids at home due to coronavirus.
By Nakisha Washington | March 24, 2020

Richard McElrath, former school board member, dies at age 77

McElrath, representing District 2, was elected to one term, from 2010-2014. His death was announced by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.
By Qcitymetro Staff | March 24, 2020

For Black Marriage Day, Charlotte couples share lessons in love and marriage

Each March, the national initiative puts a spotlight on marriage in the Black community.
By Katrina Louis | March 22, 2020

Photographer Jonathan Cooper is taking culinary art to a new level

Cooper is using his lens to show us how to view food differently.
By William Dawson | March 16, 2020

Blake is re-elected to Family Court bench

Her campaign for a second term was marked by allegations of incompetence and racism.
By Glenn Burkins | March 4, 2020

My Brother’s Keeper Charlotte Mecklenburg hires first executive director

Don Thomas has a plan, and he's getting buy-in to change the trajectory for some of Charlotte's Black and brown young men.
By Kallan Louis | March 4, 2020

Celebrity makeup artist Jami Svay talks business and beauty

The Charlotte-based beauty entrepreneur opens up about her new franchise, advice on landing major deals and spring beauty trends.
By Nakisha Washington | March 3, 2020

Who got next? “Young Gunz” dinner highlights Charlotte’s up-and-coming chefs

Guests got a peek at the new wave of talent during Soul Food Sessions' “Young Gunz: The Roots” dinner.
By Erique Berry | February 26, 2020