People

Charlotte Symphony addresses industry’s lack of diversity through guest conductors

Highly regarded conductor Joseph Young will lead Charlotte Symphony’s ‘The Sleeping Beauty’ concert on Feb. 22-23 at the Knight Theater.

Self-Care for the Busy Professional: Massages are no longer just a luxury service

A Valentine’s Day gift sparked an idea for Brandi Fox that led to the creation of Pamper Us Mobile Massage. Beyond the pampering, mobile massages may be the answer to workplace stress.

Cheri Beasley will make history as first black woman to lead North Carolina Supreme Court

Noting that her appointment came during Black History Month, Beasley quoted Martin Luther King Jr. and said she hopes to serve as an inspiration to young girls.

Two events in one day, no problem for CRVA Manager Diatra Fullwood

Bojangles’ Coliseum & Ovens Auditorium Asst. General Manager Diatra Fullwood shares a day in the life on event day while planning for the 2019 NBA All-Star activities.

New to affordable housing talks in Charlotte? Here’s your beginner’s guide

Community Link COO Harold Rice Jr. breaks down five things you need to know — and what you can do — if you’re new to Charlotte’s affordable housing conversation or need a refresher.

Carolina roots on display during 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend

It’s shaping up to be a Carolina homecoming for some of the NBA’s best.

National Mentoring Month: Networking expert Carlos Davis learned that going above and beyond for others is key to opportunities

Carlos Davis has the gift of gab that inspires others, thanks to mentors who helped set him on a path to service.

National Mentoring Month: For Ciara Lilly, a mentor’s opportunity changed the course of her life

January is National Mentoring Month, a campaign launched in 2002 that focuses attention on the need for mentors and promotes […]

Mecklenburg County Commissioner Trevor Fuller announces run for U.S. Senate in 2020

At-large County Commissioner Trevor Fuller announced that he’d look to unseat Republican incumbent Thom Tillis in the U.S. Senate race in 2020.

National Mentoring Month: 3 questions with public relations exec LaToya Evans

January is National Mentoring Month, a campaign launched in 2002 that focuses attention on the need for mentors and promotes […]

National Mentoring Month: Jarron Thomas, role model in corporate America and the community, thanks to mentors

Jarron Thomas has spent years in the tech and consulting industry providing solutions for Fortune 500 companies. His role as a mentor is just as notable.

She was the first opera singer to perform at the Soul Train Awards, now she’s starring in Opera Carolina’s ‘Carmen’

Songbird Alyson Cambridge debuts in the Opera Carolina production as Carmen, a character also portrayed by Dorothy Dandridge and Beyonce.

Black Fathers Rock! ceremony honors local dads and disproves stereotypes

Six Charlotte dads will be crowned in categories such as Father of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year and Surrogate Father of the Year.

Queens University names Daniel Lugo its 21st president

His first day on the job will be July 1, when he will replace Pam Davis, who announced last spring that she was stepping down as Queens president after 16 years.

For Thomas Davis, a roller-coaster career falls short of fairy-tale ending

Professional sports are big business. David Tepper’s NFL record $2.2 billion purchase of the Carolina Panthers last year is proof […]

News & Buzz

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership announces new senior leadership

The Housing Partnership named Simone McDowell its VP of communications and fund development.

Entertainment

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Charlotte’s Caribbean community heats up summer with Carnival

The Charlotte Caribbean Carnival Association brings a weeklong Afro-Caribbean Carnival to Charlotte on June 22-29.

Voices

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No privilege, but I still made it to college, thanks to mom

While a number of privileged parents were caught in the college admissions scandal, one writer tells a different story of...

Health

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.

Faith

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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...

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