Photo Gallery: Muhsin Muhammad is featured guest at BLKTechCLT event

The former Carolina Panthers wide receiver is now managing director at private equity firm Axum Capital Partners, responsible for investment selection, and portfolio management.

Former NASA astronaut Joan Higginbotham: preparation and hard work were keys to success

She became the third African-American woman to travel into space. Now retired from NASA, Joan Higginbotham continues to blaze new career paths.

Tiger Woods apologizes for DUI arrest, blames medications

Woods said in a statement released by his spokesman that alcohol was not a factor in his arrest but apologized and added that he took full responsibility.

Ben Carson calls poverty a ‘state of mind’ 

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson said in an interview Wednesday that having “the wrong mindset” contributes to poverty. […]

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.

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Mitchell: Charlotte to host 2018 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit

The four-day summit is one of the nation's largest gatherings of black entrepreneurs, attracting more than 1,000 people annually.


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?


It’s never too late to get back on the health bandwagon

As humans, we are prone to get distractions. But when it comes to nutrition and exercise, it's never too late...


‘Slave labor’ alleged at North Carolina Church 

Sixteen former members from Brazil told the Associated Press that they were made to work while being subjected to physical...


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