Essence Magazine’s latest cover features Carolina beauty queens
The magazine features Miss America, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA for its "This is America" photo shoot.
By Kallan Louis | October 7, 2019
Artist Whitney Austin shares how tragedy inspired her to bet on herself
The millennial gallery owner is following her passion and people are taking notice.
By Nakisha Washington | October 2, 2019
McCrorey Heights Homecoming to reunite with JCSU, encourage Black homeownership
Charlotte native Winston "Wilmo" Robinson to host homecoming celebration to recognize neighborhood developed by JCSU president.
By Emiene Wright | October 1, 2019
NWSA alum cast as lead in theater production of ‘Peter Pan’
The Charlotte native won't let a lupus condition stop her from performing.
By Dante Miller | September 30, 2019
Local barbershop makes history with Walmart partnership
Lucky Spot Barbershop celebrated its grand opening as the first Black-owned barbershop located within Walmart stores.
By Katrina Louis | September 26, 2019
Have doors closed for good on Sports One bar in uptown Charlotte?
The Charlotte Business Journal reports that the bar owes nearly $237,000 in unpaid taxes, and its owner, Peter Thomas, has been hit with a lawsuit.
By Qcitymetro Staff | September 25, 2019
Q&A with Tiffany Eubanks-Saunders, boardroom leader and self-care advocate
Charlotte native Tiffany Eubanks-Saunders has climbed the corporate ladder at Bank of America, but a health scare also taught her the importance of self-care.
By Katrina Louis | September 24, 2019
This One’s for Us: #TeamBlkGrlFly launches weeklong celebration of Black womanhood
Creative entrepreneur Davita Galloway and #TeamBlkGrlFly are hosting a week of events culminating with their signature event, A Seat at the Table Awards.
By Sabrina Clark | September 19, 2019
Statewide “Green Book” exhibit will highlight Charlotte people and places
North Carolina's 'Green Book Project' explores the 327 entries in "The Negro Motorist Green Book," including the histories of 55 sites in Charlotte.
By Dante Miller | September 12, 2019
Maude Ballou, secretary to Martin Luther King Jr. and former Charlotte resident, dies at age 93
Ballou worked with King during the Montgomery Bus Boycott and later relocated to Atlanta when King was tapped to head the Souther Christian Leadership Conference.
By Glenn Burkins | September 6, 2019