People

Patrick Graham, found not guilty of domestic assault, resigns from Charlotte Works

The 47-year-old community leader had been accused of assaulting a female acquaintance during a dispute in March.

Message in the music: How the city of Charlotte is hoping a rap song can teach residents about waste management

The song, “Go Green Go Clean,” encourages Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents to think twice about the amount of waste they generate.

Marvin R. Ellison, a retail veteran, named president, CEO at Lowe’s

Ellison currently serves as chairman and CEO of J.C. Penney Company, Inc., where he has led an effort to revive the former retail giant.

Local black-owned business shines on ‘Good Morning America’

Along with national exposure, Qcity entrepreneur Kevin Gatlin got a $10,000 check to help fulfill one of his corporate missions.

Amid changes large and small, Levine Museum of the New South names new historian

Willie Griffin, a Charlotte native and scholar in African American history, will join the Levine Museum of the New South on June 4.

Debra Plousha Moore retiring from Atrium Health

Moore will retire as chief of staff on June 30 and move to the San Francisco area — the region she calls home.

Meet the 2018 Delta Debutantes

The Deltas awarded college scholarships to 18 debutantes and presented seven nonprofits organizations with contributions toward their local programming.

Local production explores the sometimes-comedic life of a ‘Single Black Female’

Charlotte theater artist Kenya N. Phifer-Jones will bring the play to Duke Energy Theater for three performances on Friday and Saturday.

Actress Karyn Parsons brings her children’s films to Gantt Center

The actress who played the role of Hillary Banks on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” is now a mother with two young children, and she wants to spotlight black history for a new generation of African Americans.

Women must be agents for change, says international humanitarian Tererai Trent

It all starts, she said, when women discover what fuels their individual passions for change.

ASAT Awards: honoring unsung black women who toil in the trenches

Self-described ‘broker for change,’ Brandi Williams, launches celebration of unheralded women in the areas of fashion, business, creative arts, and social justice, to name a few.

NFL’s Chris Smith wants Charlotte youth to dress for success

His charity, Chris’ Closet, will provide mentorship, life skills and professional clothing to empower youth.

‘God first, Livingstone second’

Founder’s Day speaker Judge J. Carlton Cole spoke through tears as he told how Livingstone College influenced his life.

Hometown dancer soars with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

On Feb. 27 and 28, Jacquelin Harris and the esteemed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater perform in the city where Harris got her start.

Wow! What a week

What do Black Panther, Bigfoot and Omarosa Manigault all have in common? Humorist Gerald Terrell takes aim at each as he looks back on some of the week’s news stories.

News & Buzz

The reason I (a black man) speak up for, and alongside, black women

Serena Williams' treatment proves that the black women I want my daughter to emulate unfairly have to be three times...

Entertainment

It’s time that a black person reviewed “The Book of Mormon”

I finally admitted I was totally offended and there wasn’t a damn thing funny.

Voices

How Michelle Williams triggered my memories of depression

Recent news about former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams checking into a medical facility for depression triggered a memory about...

Health

Charlotte is testing a plan that could eliminate food waste from our landfills

A pilot program to compost the food we throw out is being tested in eight historically black communities in northwest...

Faith

Pew report reveals trend about black millennial faith

Black millennials ‘stay prayed up,’ according to Pew report

When it comes to faith, black millennials are spiritually inclined and low maintenance but always questioning purpose.

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9.19
Office of Congresswoman Adams Suicide and Mental Health Awareness Resource Fair and Panel
9.20
Gantt After Dark
9.20
City of Charlotte HNS Job Fair
9.21
Paint & Play (Virgo/Libra Season)
9.21
54th Annual Festival in the Park