Teach for America hires NC executive director

Monique Perry-Graves will lead statewide operations for the teacher recruitment and service corps nonprofit.
By Katrina Louis | July 7, 2021

These HBCU sweethearts got hitched after short engagement

Newlyweds Whitney and Jhamarr Forney took only four months to plan their spring wedding with in-person and virtual guests.
By Katrina Louis | July 2, 2021

Charlotte couple establishes scholarship at Carolinas College to increase diversity in healthcare

Charlotte business executives Todd and Janelle Collins will launch five tuition scholarships this fall to help students entering the nursing field.
By Katrina Louis | June 28, 2021

Black Music Month: Singer-Songwriter Destiny Stone recounts her feature on “Delilah” TV series

The Salisbury music teacher was among a pool of local creatives involved in the debut season of the Oprah Winfrey Network series.
By Lindsey Banks | June 24, 2021

Urban League of Central Carolinas gets a new COO

Shaw previously worked for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.
By QCity Metro | June 22, 2021

Charles Sifford, ‘the Jackie Robinson of golf,’ to be honored with centennial celebration in 2022

Plans to honor the Charlotte native include a feature-length documentary on Sifford’s life, re-release of his autobiography and more.
By Katrina Louis | June 21, 2021

Recent hires and new programming is giving Blumenthal a new look

How Blumenthal Performing Arts is addressing inclusivity through its leadership and programs.
By Lindsey Banks | June 17, 2021

Catching up with Kevin Gatlin, a Charlotte entrepreneur who landed product deals with major retailers

Playtime Edventures founder says a "Good Morning America" appearance and heightened attention on Black businesses uncovered opportunities with major retailers.
By Katrina Louis | June 14, 2021

Ashley and Michael, a love that began through online dating

A military deployment and a pandemic were just some of the barriers the couple overcame on their journey to the altar.
By Katrina Louis | June 11, 2021

He walked up to a stranger at a concert. Now, they’re getting married.

From the moment Arderrick met Tanell, he knew she was "the one." Read the latest in our QCity Brides series.
By Katrina Louis | June 2, 2021