A listening session sparked the idea for Next Level Leadership cohort to focus on mental health of young Black males.
Next Level Leadership ‘Be Mindful’ event provides mental health outlet for Black boys
Community advocate Tiffany Capers begins as executive director for Grier Heights revitalization nonprofit
Search committee struck by her passion to improve the quality of life in Grier Heights and a “very deep commitment to justice.”
Black health spotlight: Rwenshaun Miller, his mental health struggles now fuel his advocacy
Failed suicide attempts and diagnosed with bipolar disorder, Rwenshaun Miller says “Let’s Talk About It” to end the stigma around mental health
Anthony Hamilton receives Mecklenburg County’s highest honor
Hamilton is the latest recipient of the county’s Order of the Hornet award.
Grab a treat and pop out your laptop at Queen’s Coffee Bar
In creating Queen’s Coffee Bar, local realtor Raina Purvis thought about her own experiences of setting up client meetings in a coffee shop.
One to watch in tech, Nicki Washington is also encouraging women to be “Unapologetically Dope”
Nicki Washington is blazing new paths in the tech world and committed to helping other women, regardless of industry, to do the same.
“Black Lives” and classical music: Carl DuPont is bringing Black history to the genre through higher education
The UNC Charlotte professor offers insight on music education, inclusion and “Black Lives: music from the operas of Anthony Davis.”
Up close with Tifferney White, leading lady of education at Discovery Place
White was supposed to graduate from JCSU and go on to medical school. But, a chance meeting at Discovery Place re-directed her to become its Chief Learning Officer.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership announces new senior leadership
The Housing Partnership named Simone McDowell its VP of communications and fund development.
Get to know these nonprofits competing in SEED20 OnStage
Meet some of the nonprofits competing for cash prizes at SEED20 OnStage. To win, they will have to tell their story – who they are and why they matter.
Up close with Jacotron Potts, entrepreneur giving back to the community that raised him
The Charlotte native talked with Qcitymetro about his mentoring program in partnership with McCrorey YMCA, life as an entrepreneur and the future of Charlotte as it continues to grow.
Black Health Spotlight: How fibroids helped discover my ovarian cancer
Ovarian cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths because it typically goes undetected in the early stages.
Ben Baxter named CIAA assistant commissioner for strategic communications
Baxter brings conference-level communications experience to the role, having spent three years with the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
Up close with Chief Telisa White, Mecklenburg sheriff office’s first chief of detention
QCityMetro spoke to the sheriff office’s first Chief of Detention Telisa White about her career, her role in strengthening community relations and more.
Community rallies behind West Charlotte basketball team despite controversies
A last-minute venue change, followed by a player suspension, increased attention to the regional semifinal basketball game between West Charlotte HS and Ardrey Kell HS.