People

This One’s for Us: #TeamBlkGrlFly launches weeklong celebration of Black womanhood

Creative entrepreneur Davita Galloway and #TeamBlkGrlFly are hosting a week of events culminating with their signature event, A Seat at the Table Awards.

Statewide “Green Book” exhibit will highlight Charlotte people and places

North Carolina’s ‘Green Book Project’ explores the 327 entries in “The Negro Motorist Green Book,” including the histories of 55 sites in Charlotte.

Maude Ballou, secretary to Martin Luther King Jr. and former Charlotte resident, dies at age 93

Ballou worked with King during the Montgomery Bus Boycott and later relocated to Atlanta when King was tapped to head the Souther Christian Leadership Conference.

Sherrill Roland sheds light on mass incarceration through art residency

Artist Sherrill Roland brings his Jumpsuit Project to Charlotte’s McColl Center for Art + Innovation and Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Art + Culture.

HBCU TV show to feature Charlotte hip-hop artist

HBCU Gameday will feature Charlotte native Jabari “Mayor Talib” Bodrick in theme song for its “No Huddle” TV show.

This yogi is centering Charlotte’s underserved communities

Soul Liberation Holistic Wellness holds some yoga sessions just for Black queer folks. Here’s why you shouldn’t feel excluded.

Services set for Dwayne Collins, local activist who died Sunday at age 51

Mr. Collins was former president of the Charlotte Chapter of the NAACP and chair of the Black Political Caucus of Charlotte-Mecklenburg.

Black real estate association educates and advocates for industry pros and homebuyers

Charlotte Crown is part of the oldest minority trade group and working to increase African American homeownership.

Celebrating Charlotte’s oldest citizen

Hester McCardell Ford was born in 1904. On Thursday, the 115-year-old was recognized as Charlotte’s oldest person.

NABFEME returns to promote mentoring and collaborating for women in music and entertainment

The organization, which focuses on Black women in music and entertainment, restarts its Charlotte chapter led by media maven Jameka Whitten.

Charlotte pilot establishes private aviation company, exposes youth to diversity-lacking airline industry

Joseph Williams always knew he wanted to be a pilot and own an airline. He’s accomplished both and now he’s sharing his knowledge with Charlotte youth.

Meet Nicole Cyrille-Superville, a Qcity Newcomer

A new job opportunity brought this heart doctor to Charlotte. She’s finding lots to like about the Queen City.

LaShawn Daniels, Grammy-winning songwriter/producer, hosts Charlotte music conference

Daniels’ project credits is a Who’s Who of top artists from Michael Jackson to Beyonce. Now, he’s focusing on Charlotte’s independent artists.

Meet Marvin Superville, a Qcity Newcomer

The former education administrator traded New York City traffic for a new career, warmer weather and shorter commutes.

Young Black Leadership Alliance announces assistant county manager and former Charlotte school leader as new leadership

YBLA appoints Mecklenburg’s Assistant County Manager Anthony Trotman as board chair, Todd Pipkin as executive director.

News & Buzz

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20 families recognized as Habitat Charlotte celebrates milestone

Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte hosted its HomeJoy celebration to commemorate serving 2,000 families with affordable housing.

Entertainment

Eye-on-Tryon

What’s Happening, CLT: Nov. 8-10 weekend guide

What’s Happening, Charlotte? Weather: So, we’re just going to bypass fall and go straight into winter, huh? Expect sunny days...

Voices

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Charlotte’s Black filmmakers react to John Singleton’s death

Local filmmakers react to the death of Academy Award-nominated director John Singleton, who died on April 29 following complications from...

Health

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Lauren Travis, The Barre Code franchise owner, talks about the ballet barre-inspired workout

Lauren Travis pursued entrepreneurship after encouraging words from her mother and nearly two years as an instructor for The Barre...

Faith

United House of Prayer to host centennial celebration in Charlotte

The Charlotte celebration is expected to draw members and church leaders nationwide, including the church’s current leader, Bishop C. M....

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