People

From parenthood to eroticism: 5 spoken-word artists showcasing Charlotte’s poetry scene

Once an underground society for Charlotte’s creatives and those who love them, the city’s poetry community — and popularity — […]

Want to get away? Visit black-owned B&Bs in the Carolinas

Morehead Manor and Thee Matriarch are two bed-and-breakfast options operated by black entrepreneurs.

Hometown Historymaker: Marines to honor Charlottean during Marine Week ceremony

Charlotte native Pvt. Howard Perry is featured in a NoDa mural to recognize him as the first black Marine recruit. He broke the 167-year tradition in 1942.

Sickle cell disease doesn’t stop Charlotte’s ‘The Lion King’ star

The hometown Broadway actor, who plays Young Simba in “The Lion King,” credits his mother and tour wrangler for helping to monitor his illness.

I’m an “American Idol” contestant: CMS teacher takes another shot at fame

After an attempt in 2012, Timothy Moore auditioned again for the singing competition to inspire his students.

Congresswoman Alma Adams talks latest on the Hill

A quick convo with Adams touched on Trump, midterm elections and what we stand to lose if we don’t vote.

Gantt Center honors its ‘founding mothers’

The Harvey B. Gantt Center’s main lobby has been named the Harper-Roddey Grand Lobby in honor of the two women who co-founded the center’s forerunner in 1974.

Atrium Health CEO named among the nation’s most influential in health care

Eugene Woods makes the Modern Healthcare list for the third year.

Where are Charlotte’s curators of color?

We spoke with local art curator Jonell Logan about the state of diversity in Charlotte’s art community.

Meet Daisha Haynesworth, a Qcity Newcomer

A chance for better weather and a vibrant social scene was enough to lure Haynesworth from Cleveland to Charlotte.

News & Buzz

Police: 12-year-old boy struck by bullet while waiting for school bus

A 12-year-old boy waiting for a school bus was struck by a bullet Thursday morning during a shooting in northeast...

Entertainment

It’s time that a black person reviewed “The Book of Mormon”

I finally admitted I was totally offended and there wasn’t a damn thing funny.

Voices

How Michelle Williams triggered my memories of depression

Recent news about former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams checking into a medical facility for depression triggered a memory about...

Health

Charlotte is testing a plan that could eliminate food waste from our landfills

A pilot program to compost the food we throw out is being tested in eight historically black communities in northwest...

Faith

Pew report reveals trend about black millennial faith

Black millennials ‘stay prayed up,’ according to Pew report

When it comes to faith, black millennials are spiritually inclined and low maintenance but always questioning purpose.

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9.22
54th Annual Festival in the Park
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Speed Dating (Nat’l Singles Day)
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The Comic Strip Vol. 4
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Charlotte Kids Fest
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Market & Show Fall Expo