The story behind Charlotte’s Black-owned pizza franchise and how it’s surviving the pandemic
Mr. Jim's.Pizza #77 opened in 1998 because there was a lack of restaurants that delivered to their west Charlotte neighborhood, owner recalls.
By Loán Lake | July 17, 2020
JCSU gifted $250K from Carolina Panthers owner
The donation establishes the David and Nicole Tepper Scholarship at Charlotte’s historically Black university.
By QCity Metro Staff | July 15, 2020
Reuben Vincent reflects on his coming-of-age story and ‘Boy Meets World’ EP
The 19-year-old east Charlotte native continues to show promise as a rising hip-hop artist.
By Kallan Louis | July 14, 2020
Leading on Opportunity names new council co-chair
Current council member Erin Barbee tapped for position. She replaces inaugural co-chair James Ford.
By QCity Metro Staff | July 13, 2020
Sanitation workers soldier on during Covid crisis despite risks
N.C. sanitation workers voice their concerns and share how their jobs have changed during the pandemic as an essential worker.
By Aaliyah Bowden, North Carolina Health News | July 10, 2020
Voice actor’s message to “wear a mask” comes after losing dad and his own Covid-19 battle
George Washington III contracted Covid-19 from his dad, who contracted it while attending his mom's funeral.
By Sabrina Clark | July 9, 2020
Exit interview: Some parting thoughts from Kerr Putney
The former CMPD chief said true police reform would require greater investments in the lives of Black and Latino youths.
By Glenn Burkins | July 2, 2020
Opinion | Beatties Ford Road: Still a symbol of tradition and hope
There’s one Beatties Ford Road, and we have to work together to build a corridor – and a city – where everyone can thrive.
By Malcolm Graham | July 1, 2020
The Necessities Company is helping customers shop Black
Aurora Nkrumah Dixon established the Charlotte-based marketplace, which features products from Black-owned brands.
By Bryant Carter | June 29, 2020
CMPD’s incoming chief says changes in policing are ‘inevitable’
Johnny Jennings, who takes over leadership from Chief Kerr Putney on Wednesday, said he wants to collaborate with Charlotte communities.
By Glenn Burkins | June 29, 2020