People

In memory: Mary H. Whitlock

Mrs. Mary H. Whitlock of Charlotte died Thursday, April 30, at Carolinas Medical Center-Main. She was 66.

In Memory: Samella Brown Twitty

Mrs. Twitty, 91, was a faithful member of Simpson-Gillespie United Methodist Church for over 50 years.

In Memory: Robert Hunter Leak Jr

Mr. Leak, 55, helped integrate West Mecklenburg High School in 1971, a story featured on the CBS news show “60 Minutes.”

Funeral services set for Barbara Brewton Cameron

Funeral services for Barbara Brewton Cameron are set for noon Saturday, Dec. 13, at Forest Hill Church on Park Road. […]

Barbara Brewton Cameron dies in Florida

She defied drug gangs to clean up one of Charlotte’s most crime-ridden neighborhoods in the 1980s. The church she later founded now feeds hundreds of poor people each week.

The “Voice of the Civil Rights Movement”

When Rosa Parks was asked what songs meant the most to her, she answered: "All of the songs Odetta sings." Odetta was known as the voice of the civil rights movement .

News & Buzz

American Airlines relaxes baggage policy for Basic Economy

Basic Economy passengers will be allowed a free carry-on, beginning Sept. 5.

Entertainment

It’s time that a black person reviewed “The Book of Mormon”

I finally admitted I was totally offended and there wasn’t a damn thing funny.

Voices

How Michelle Williams triggered my memories of depression

Recent news about former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams checking into a medical facility for depression triggered a memory about...

Health

Charlotte is testing a plan that could eliminate food waste from our landfills

A pilot program to compost the food we throw out is being tested in eight historically black communities in northwest...

Faith

Pew report reveals trend about black millennial faith

Black millennials ‘stay prayed up,’ according to Pew report

When it comes to faith, black millennials are spiritually inclined and low maintenance but always questioning purpose.

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8.20
For the Culture, For the Future — Charlotte Celebrates Black Philanthropy Month
8.20
8.2.0 Second Anniversary Celebration Week
8.22
The Lion King
8.23
Save Our Summer Blood Drive
8.23
The Lion and the Little Red Bird