‘Hometown’: Uptown billboards feature local scenes and work of local artist

Lauren Woods, 28, was among 32 Black photographers chosen by Apple to shoot scenes in the towns where they grew up.
By Glenn Burkins | March 19, 2021

Charlotte playwright spotlights social justice in latest works

Breana Venable's "Unarmed & Dangerous" leads new series from Theatre Charlotte.
By Katrina Louis | March 18, 2021

Owners of interior design firm balance love and partnership

Robin and Regina Reaves left corporate America last summer to become full-time entrepreneurs.
By Katrina Louis | March 17, 2021

‘A family decision’: JCSU professor pushes aside concerns to get vaccinated against Covid-19

Johnson C. Smith University hosted a mass vaccination event last weekend, emphasizing the need for communities of color to be protected.
By Jonathan Limehouse | March 16, 2021

The entrepreneurs behind a stretch of Black-owned shops in downtown Mount Holly

These business owners are staking claim in Mount Holly, the growing city less than 30 minutes from Charlotte.
By Katrina Louis | March 15, 2021

Charlotte art gallery owner showcases African culture and mission to improve lives of his countrymen

Zimbabwean native Calstain Ganda centers African artists in painting and sculpture collections throughout the University City art gallery.
By Katrina Louis | March 11, 2021

‘I miss him so much’: Friends and family honor the life of Joel Odom

At age 22, Odom became the youngest candidate seeking to be elected mayor of Charlotte.
By Jonathan Limehouse | March 6, 2021

Local author and former ‘class clown’ writes about finding success without a four-year degree

Jamil Massey grew up poor on a farm not far from Charlotte. Late last year, he published a memoir espousing the benefits of trade jobs.
By Jonathan Limehouse | March 5, 2021

Inside the Hope Tank, the mobile shower and laundry center aimed at neighbors in need

Emmanuel and Adrienne Threatt launched the mobile hygiene service during the pandemic as the number of homeless residents increased.
By Gracyn Doctor, WFAE | March 4, 2021

Newly elected chair of Black Political Caucus looks to build on voter energy

Stephanie Sneed adds to the rising number of influential Black women in politics.
By Katrina Louis | March 2, 2021