People

National Mentoring Month: James Ford talks about his top mentor and the advice he got

It was a fellow educator who helped James Ford imagine the ways he could impact the educational system.

Meet local TV meteorologist Tony Sadiku, a Qcity Newcomer

Along with telling stories about the region’s ever-changing weather, Tony Sadiku is a personal trainer who wants to mentor young kids in the community.

National Mentoring Month: 3 questions with GreenLight Fund’s Carrie Cook

Carrie Cook, founder of EmpowHERment Inc. and executive director of GreenLight Fund – Charlotte, shares lessons learned from her mentors.

BLKTECHCLT and Carolina Fintech Hub partner to offer paid training and jobs in tech

New partnership focuses on recruiting local Black IT professionals for six-month training program that concludes with full-time position.

The show must go on: OnQ Productions temporarily comes out of hiatus for ‘Soulful Noel’

Despite the theater company’s ongoing hiatus, OnQ is back with ‘Soulful Noel,’ bringing contemporary renditions to your favorite Christmas classics.

25 female politicians honored during local “Celebration of Women Elected to Office”

The Black Women’s Caucus of Charlotte-Mecklenburg and the Charlotte Women’s March honored 25 local women during their annual recognition ceremony.

On World AIDS Day, this health advocate offers 3 ways you can raise awareness

Solita Jefferies has spent 15 years spotlighting health issues in communities of color.

The Made Man Foundation honors local male leaders

Nearly 30 Black male leaders will be recognized at The Made Man Honors ceremony on Nov. 29, including honorees Shaun Corbett, Tory Dandy and Rodrick Banks.

Q&A with The Creator’s Lawyer Ticora Davis, speaker at Facebook Community Boost

Facebook selected this trademark attorney to participate in the two-day event on social media use for business growth.

My entrepreneurship journey: Terrance & Denean Jackson, serial entrepreneurs

The couple owns a flooring company, a clothing brand, an interior design firm and real estate properties.

HBCU grad tapped as honorary grand marshal for Thanksgiving Day parade

Novant Health’s Tanya Blackmon will serve as the honorary grand marshal in the 71st annual Novant Health Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 22.

5 stories of entrepreneurship as we celebrate National Entrepreneurs’ Day

We’re revisiting five of our top feature stories ahead of National Entrepreneurs’ Day on Nov. 20.

Have we finally dropped the stigma around Black infertility?

Local advocates and celebrities — like Michelle Obama and Gabrielle Union — rekindle talks about Black infertility.

Black-owned breakfast eatery coming to 7th Street Public Market

Gregory and Subrina Collier transfer their popular contemporary breakfast restaurant, The Yolk, from Rock Hill to uptown Charlotte.

#SouthParkSusan Surrenders

The search has ended for a Charlotte woman whose racially charged rant toward two black women went viral. Susan Westwood, […]

News & Buzz

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership announces new senior leadership

The Housing Partnership named Simone McDowell its VP of communications and fund development.

Entertainment

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Charlotte’s Caribbean community heats up summer with Carnival

The Charlotte Caribbean Carnival Association brings a weeklong Afro-Caribbean Carnival to Charlotte on June 22-29.

Voices

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No privilege, but I still made it to college, thanks to mom

While a number of privileged parents were caught in the college admissions scandal, one writer tells a different story of...

Health

Black Health Spotlight: How fibroids helped discover my ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths because it typically goes undetected in the early stages.

Faith

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Up close with Jacotron Potts, entrepreneur giving back to the community that raised him

The Charlotte native talked with Qcitymetro about his mentoring program in partnership with McCrorey YMCA, life as an entrepreneur and...

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