Khalia Braswell: Digital diva, TEDxCharlotte speaker and The Root 100 honoree

The former Apple engineer returned to Charlotte determined to diversify the tech industry.

A day in the life of a NASCAR account executive during ROVAL

Follow NASCAR team member Erica Wilkerson as she gives an inside look on race day.

The House of Lemond keeps it dapper for pop-up collaboration

No Grease! barbershop will feature The House of Lemond at its couture fashion event on Sept. 28.

6 local podcasts worth listening to today

These Queen City podcasts feature conversations ranging from politics to entertainment to business reviews.

From parenthood to eroticism: 5 spoken-word artists showcasing Charlotte’s poetry scene

Once an underground society for Charlotte’s creatives and those who love them, the city’s poetry community — and popularity — […]

Cuzzo’s Cuisine: the lobster mac & cheese everyone’s talking about

Are you a local chef? Restaurateur? Mixologist? Food aficionado?  Qcitymetro is highlighting those who bring color to Charlotte’s food scene. […]

A day in the life of a physician assistant during Hurricane Florence

Name: Shelda Amilcka Job: Physician Assistant Employer: Novant Health, Urgent Care I was scheduled for the 9 a.m. to 9 […]

Q&A with Hannah Hasan, artist/activist bringing Charlotte’s Enderly Park to the stage

Hasan developed The Muddy Turtle Talks, a performance coming to Spirit Square showcasing everyday experiences of West Charlotte’s Enderly Park residents.

3 fast facts about Nia Franklin, North Carolina native and Miss America 2019

Franklin became the ninth black woman crowned Miss America in the pageant’s 92-year history. The first black woman crowned since 2010.

Want to get away? Visit black-owned B&Bs in the Carolinas

Morehead Manor and Thee Matriarch are two bed-and-breakfast options operated by black entrepreneurs.

Hometown Historymaker: Marines to honor Charlottean during Marine Week ceremony

Charlotte native Pvt. Howard Perry is featured in a NoDa mural to recognize him as the first black Marine recruit. He broke the 167-year tradition in 1942.

Sickle cell disease doesn’t stop Charlotte’s ‘The Lion King’ star

The hometown Broadway actor, who plays Young Simba in “The Lion King,” credits his mother and tour wrangler for helping to monitor his illness.

I’m an “American Idol” contestant: CMS teacher takes another shot at fame

After an attempt in 2012, Timothy Moore auditioned again for the singing competition to inspire his students.

Congresswoman Alma Adams talks latest on the Hill

A quick convo with Adams touched on Trump, midterm elections and what we stand to lose if we don’t vote.

Gantt Center honors its ‘founding mothers’

The Harvey B. Gantt Center’s main lobby has been named the Harper-Roddey Grand Lobby in honor of the two women who co-founded the center’s forerunner in 1974.

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After deadly attack on Pittsburgh synagogue, Charlotte’s faith leaders call for love, unity

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