Jeremiah Allen, a Johnson C. Smith University graduate, is the founder of Rook and King custom lapel pins.
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Carolina Black Music Month: Fantasia
Multiplatinum Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Fantasia (Barrino) Taylor first captured America’s attention in 2004 as Season 3 winner of “American Idol.” […]
Alpha Kappa Alpha Cash Mob targets four Black-owned restaurants
Charlotte chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. lead “Black Food Tour” Cash Mob to patronize four designated restaurants June 15-23.
Local giving circle hosts “Decolonizing Wealth” author Edgar Villanueva
Charlotte is one of the fastest-growing cities in America, with a pattern of wealth that can be traced over its […]
Carolina Black Music Month: Lute
West Charlotte rapper Lute (born Luther Nicholson) created some buzz in Charlotte’s hip-hop scene with his first solo project, “West […]
Cookie Hustle: Local Girl Scout sold 4,203 Girl Scout Cookies, breaks record
Nine-year-old Maddie Miller became the 2019 Girl Scouts Hornets’ Council Top Seller and Record Breaker after selling over 4,000 Girl Scout Cookies.
Carolina Black Music Month: Ben E. King
Carolina Black Music Month is spotlighting Ben E. King. King — a native of Henderson, N.C. — is most known for the 1961 timeless hit “Stand By Me.”
Carolina Black Music Month: Nina Simone
Carolina Black Music Month is spotlighting Nina Simone. Music from the Tryon, N.C., native spanned across genres and often included social commentary.
Justin Harlow won’t seek second term on Charlotte City Council
Harlow, who represents a fast-gentrifying district that includes Johnson C. Smith University, said he will step back from politics to focus on his dental practice.
Local arts roundup: Porch Productions celebrates 10 years, ASC names new president
News from Charlotte’s cultural sector: Black-owned youth theater company celebrates its 10th anniversary; the Arts & Science Council names its new leader to begin July 1.