Block Love Charlotte: Grassroots giving scaled in response to Covid-19
Our spotlight on Black Philanthropy Month continues.
By Sarafina Wright | August 5, 2020
Behind the scenes with this Charlotte microbiologist who created a food delivery service
During a time when public health is top of mind, TakeNow Delivery is adding a bit of science to ensure food safety.
By Sabrina Clark | August 3, 2020
Black Power Moves 2020, Part I: Charlotte Black business leaders share challenges and opportunities
BBOC and the local Black chamber of commerce leaders reflect on the year during Black Business Month.
By Kallan Louis | July 31, 2020
Brandon Bellamy becomes only Black majority owner in professional baseball
Bellamy's Maryland-based real estate and development firm will manage Gastonia's new ballpark and partner on economic development projects in the FUSE District.
By Katrina Louis | July 30, 2020
“I get it. I’m a mother and teacher, too”: CMS teacher shares why she opted daughter out of district’s Plan B+ Remote
Dawn Bratton believes students should be in school buildings, but only when it's safe to do so. She enrolled her daughter in CMS' Full Remote Academy.
By Katrina Louis | July 28, 2020
Yulonda Griffin to direct county department of community resources
Griffin, a graduate of Fayetteville State University, has worked in human services for more than 24 years.
By QCity Metro Staff | July 21, 2020
The story behind Charlotte’s Black-owned pizza franchise and how it’s surviving the pandemic
Mr. Jim's.Pizza #77 opened in 1998 because there was a lack of restaurants that delivered to their west Charlotte neighborhood, owner recalls.
By Loán Lake | July 17, 2020
JCSU gifted $250K from Carolina Panthers owner
The donation establishes the David and Nicole Tepper Scholarship at Charlotte’s historically Black university.
By QCity Metro Staff | July 15, 2020
Reuben Vincent reflects on his coming-of-age story and ‘Boy Meets World’ EP
The 19-year-old east Charlotte native continues to show promise as a rising hip-hop artist.
By Kallan Louis | July 14, 2020