Bill Cosby arrives for the start of jury selection  

Bill Cosby arrived at a Pittsburgh courthouse Monday morning for the start of jury seleciton in the sex assault case […]

Scene at the 13th Annual Charity Bachelor Auction

Scene at the 13th Annual Charity Bachelor Auction, hosted by Deltas of Charlotte Foundation and held at McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square.

Oprah Winfrey drops in at JCSU Baccalaureate Service

The media mogul was there to celebrate the graduation of Andronica Klaas, who enrolled at JCSU after attending the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa.

Kára McCullough is crowned Miss USA 2017  

Kára McCullough, who studied nuclear chemistry at South Carolina State University, was crowned Miss USA 2017.

William Barber stepping down as North Carolina NAACP president to head national movement

Barber said his new effort to establish the New Poor People’s Campaign will focus on organizing poor people of all races in 25 states and the District of Columbia.

Wheels Up! Bangkok, Thailand

For three Charlotte women, a layover in Thailand’s capital became a three-day odyssey of exotic food, sightseeing, shopping and one unforgettable Thai massage.

Aspiring rapper shot and killed in his Shelby home

An aspiring rapper was shot dead in Shelby on Saturday, police said. The Shelby Star cited police in reporting that […]

ASC names Toni L. Freeman its executive vice president for community engagement

Freeman, currently Chief Operating Officer for the Mint Museum, will lead ASC’s strategic change initiatives.

Deanna Cureton is CMS Teacher of the Year; Steven Randolph is top teacher assistant

Cureton, who joined CMS in 2004, said her lessons are focused on collaboration and project-based learning.

Woman eats $7,000 after fight with husband  

A 30-year-old Colombian woman reportedly swallowed $7,000 in U,S. currency in a desperate act to hide the money during a […]

On the Move: Antia Dawkins joins JCSU communications and marketing team

Dawkins, a native of Spartanburg, S.C., holds two degrees from Claflin University and spent years working as a public relations specialist at South Carolina State University.

Panthers top pick Christian McCaffrey ‘can’t wait to get to work’  

Carolina Panthers first-round draft pick Christian McCaffrey is introduced at Bank of America Stadium on Friday. The Panthers made the […]

For award-winning photographer Zun Lee, the concept of black fatherhood has long been nuanced

This German-born photographer who now lives in Canada is using his camera to expose a truth rarely portrayed or appreciated in mainstream media.

Barack Obama talks about his ‘next job’  

Former President Barack Obama, making his first major appearance since leaving the White House, made no mention of his successor, […]

In first major appearance since leaving office, Obama tell young people to engage with communities

Speaking to an audience in Chicago, he made no mention of President Donald Trump and took no questions from reporters.

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Popular barber at No Grease was among 3 men shot and killed late Tuesday, media reports

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A peek inside Firehouse Bar & Lounge, soon to be Charlotte’s newest hot spot

Owner Clarence Boston said he hopes the lounge, located near Bank of America Stadium, will attract young professionals of all...


I can’t keep rolling my eyes at today’s headlines; it’s starting to hurt

Is it just me, or is the constant drum beat of social media starting to make us loopy?


Charlotte has a new support group for black women coping with infertility

The support group Fertility for Colored Girls was started by a Chicago minister in 2014 and has now spread to...


William Barber stepping down as North Carolina NAACP president to head national movement

Barber said his new effort to establish the New Poor People's Campaign will focus on organizing poor people of all...


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