People

In Rock Hill, a consignment shop for men

Shop owner Deborah McCullough says she likes a well-dressed man, and she likes putting their outfits together, so in April she opened His Closet Consignment Shop.

The Scene at Lydia’s Legacy Teal Tea Party

Ladies and gents from around the Qcity gathered on Sunday to raise awareness for a worthy cause.

Noted photographer Alvin C. Jacobs Jr. recalls that fateful day in Charlottesville

Jacobs has trained his camera on protests and civil actions all over America. What happened in Charlottesville, he said, was altogether different.

‘Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out Live!’ coming to Bojangles’ Coliseum

Homecoming for Cannon as one of MTV’s hottest shows heads to Charlotte

Healing Charlotte: Iyanla Vanzant to headline Gantt Symposium

The Emmy-Award winning life coach will discuss uniting the community as we approach the one-year anniversary of Keith Lamont Scott’s death.

Real Talk Radio: Wyclef Jean talks about U.S. politics, relationships and music 

In this episode of Real Talk Radio, JD talks with the multi-talented Wyclef Jean about music, politics, Donald Trump and how he kept his marriage together after infidelity.

A voice in the crowd: Why one man attended the ‘call to action’ against racism

Despite personal disappointments and persistent doubts, Charlotte resident Justin Perry says he must continue to push for racial justice in America.

3 small-business owners share their stories…and advice for others

At the Queen City Entrepreneurs’ Conference, three small-business owners shared how they overcame fear, financial challenges and even self-doubt.

Cleared of domestic assault charge, William Wilson looks to move forward

The Charlotte Clothier said the seven-month ordeal, in which a female acquaintance accused him of assault and had him arrested, left him feeling publicly humiliated but wiser.

Charlotte author Monica Wood is on a mission to empower girls and boys

PR and crisis management expert Monica Wood pens a series of books for children.

5 style lessons from a former CLT homicide cop now on TV – who’s also a fashionista

For Garry McFadden, fixating on style trends and finding bargains definitely helped relieve stress in a job packed with psychological trauma.

Tickets for BPC banquet, featuring Rep. Maxine Waters, now on sale

Black Political Caucus of Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s banquet theme is “Reclaiming My Time,” a mantra recently made famous by the feisty congresswoman from California.

Former NBA star Antawn Jamison dreams of the front office 

After 16 NBA seasons, the Charlotte native says he has no regrets about retiring and talked about a new set of priorities.

REAL TALK with JD: A Breakfast Brothers Morning Show Reunion 

In this podcast, radio veterans Janine Davis (DJ), Fly Ty, Tone X and BJ Murphy reminisce about the days when they had the No. 1 morning show in Charlotte.

Woman linked to R. Kelly denies being held captive 

One of the women whose parents told police she is being held captive by R&B singer R. Kelly refused to […]

News & Buzz

‘God first, Livingstone second’

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

Entertainment

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...

Voices

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?

Health

Why women should weight train

As a fitness professional, I enjoy seeing others reach their fitness goals — weight loss, gaining strength, revving up their...

Faith

Churches must do more to promote health and healing, says World Council of Churches official

Dr. Mwai Makoka, in Charlotte to study Mecklenburg County's Village HeartBEAT program, said the church must “embrace a new paradigm”...

QcityEVENTS

2.22
African American Heritage Night
2.23
Southern Spring Home + Garden Show
2.23
Culture Blocks Community Dinner
2.23
Black Fathers Rock
2.24
Creative Clay Workshop Series by Clayworks – Family Day