Mary T. Harper, Gantt Center co-founder, dies at age 84

Harper and Bertha Maxwell-Roddey established the space that evolved into the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture.
By Janey Tate | October 2, 2020

Patriarch of A.E. Grier & Sons and Grier Heights community remembered

The fourth generation of Griers push forward with the family business.
By Sarafina Wright | September 30, 2020

Communities In Schools affiliate announces new president/CEO

CIS-Charlotte board member Men Tchaas Ari takes over as president and CEO next month.
By Katrina Louis | September 29, 2020

Center for Employment Opportunities is increasing jobs and reducing recidivism for returning citizens

The new Charlotte expansion site aims to reach nearly 800 returning citizens in Charlotte-Mecklenburg by 2024.
By Janey Tate | September 25, 2020

Artist Gil Horne Jr. debuts “Blackboy” exhibit

Horne explores the complex experience of growing up Black in his latest exhibition, "Blackboy," open Sept. 25-30.
By Janey Tate | September 24, 2020

Michael Jordan becomes majority owner of new NASCAR team, signs Bubba Wallace

Jordan becomes the first Black majority owner of a full-time race team in NASCAR’s Cup series since Hall of Famer Wendell Scott.
By Katrina Louis | September 21, 2020

With uptown empty, Mert’s Heart & Soul struggles to find customers

Most of the industries that play a major role in bringing people uptown were hit hardest by the pandemic.
By David Griffith, The Charlotte Ledger | September 21, 2020

Giving Sarah Mingo Stevenson her flowers: County commissioners present the trailblazer with a proclamation

Mecklenburg County officials honor the Tuesday Morning Breakfast Forum co-founder and civil rights activist with "Ms. Sarah Mingo Stevenson Day."
By Janey Tate | September 21, 2020

Meet QCity Metro reporter Jonathan Limehouse

Once an intern, Jonathan returns to QCity Metro as a full-time reporter covering education, public safety, health and north Charlotte neighborhoods.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 16, 2020

“Covering Black communities has been my passion”: Meet Janey Tate, QCity Metro’s newest reporter

She will continue our coverage in west Charlotte -- largely, Historic West End -- along with stories of Charlotte's culture scene and small business.
By Janey Tate | September 16, 2020