People

In memory: Mr. Johnathan Welborn

Johnathan Welborn, 47, of Charlotte, died Wednesday, Sept. 2, in his home.

In memory: Mr. Carson Beckwith

Carson Beckwith, 99, of Charlotte, died Tuesday, Aug. 18, at Moses Cone Hospital.

In memory: Mr. Victor Bernard Maxwell

Victor Bernard Maxwell, 22, died Sunday, Aug. 16.

In memory: Ms. Gwendolyn Boyd

Gwendolyn Boyd, 59, died Tuesday, August 18, at her home.

In memory: Mrs. Larlie Marie Colbert

Larlie Colbert, 69, of Charlotte, died Sunday, Aug. 16, at Charlotte Health Care Center.

In memory: Ms. Wanda Adams

Wanda Adams, 52, from Charlotte died Sunday, Aug. 16, at her home.

In memory: Ms. Arneshia Blackmon

Arneshia Blackmon, 63, died Friday, August 7 at Kings Mountain Hospital.

In memory: Mrs. Gladys Watts

Gladys Watts, 88, died Tuesday, August 11 at Charlotte Health Care Center.

In memory: Mrs. Sophia Gray Blakeney

Sophia Blakeney, 93, died Sunday, August 9 at Carolinas Medical Center Main.

In memory: Mrs. Deloris Davis Fincher

Deloris Fincher, 56, of Charlotte died in her home Saturday, August 1.

In memory: Mr. Michael Morrison

Michael Morrison, 40, of Charlotte, died in his home Sunday, July 26.

In memory: Mrs. Marie Gripper Taylor

Marie Taylor, 86, of Matthews, died in Carrington Place Nursing Home, Saturday, July 25.

In memory: Mrs. Carolyn Jones

Carolyn Jones, 58, died Sunday, July 26, at Presbyterian-Main hospital.

In memory: Judge Clifton Earl Johnson

Mr. Johnson was North Carolina’s first African American Chief District Court judge in 1974 and the first African-American Resident Superior Court judge for North Carolina in 1977.

In memory: Mr. Kenneth Drakeford

Kenneth Drakeford was a 1988 graduate of Johnson C. Smith and worked for Food Lion in Raleigh.

News & Buzz

Mitchell: Charlotte to host 2018 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit

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Entertainment

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Commentary

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

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Faith

‘Slave labor’ alleged at North Carolina Church 

Sixteen former members from Brazil told the Associated Press that they were made to work while being subjected to physical...

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