People

In memory: Mrs. Marion P. Thompson

Mrs. Thompson, 56, of Charlotte, died Sunday, May 10, 2009. Funeral service is scheduled for Thursday, May 14.

In memory: Joyce Ann Hood

Ms. Hood was an active member of Clinton Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church and the Fayetteville State Alumni Association.

In Memory: Mrs. Darnell Mitchell

Mrs. Mitchell, 92, of Charlotte, died Saturday, May 9, 2009. Funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday, May 13.

In memory: Mr. Samuel Strickland

Mr. Strickland was born May 21, 1928. He died in Kinston, N.C., on May 6, 2009. He is the father of Mordecia “Dee-Dee” Strickland of Charlotte

In memory: Lori Ann Davis

Ms. Davis was a 1980 graduate of Harding High School and worked as a receptionist at Compass Group in Charlotte and in clerical services at Bank of America, Charlotte.

In memory: Mr. Billy William Flowe

Mr. Flowe worked as a driver for various trucking companies and served six years in the U.S. Army.

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

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“Camp Cradle” offers teen offenders chance to be active outside of jail

Camp Cradle allows 16- and 17-year-olds at Detention Center North to participate in outdoor recreation for the first time in...

Entertainment

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Carolina Black Music Month: Fantasia

Multiplatinum Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Fantasia (Barrino) Taylor first captured America’s attention in 2004 as Season 3 winner of “American Idol.”...

Voices

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Charlotte’s Black filmmakers react to John Singleton’s death

Local filmmakers react to the death of Academy Award-nominated director John Singleton, who died on April 29 following complications from...

Health

Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

More than 1,200 people attended this annual event, representing 44 local churches.

Faith

Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

More than 1,200 people attended this annual event, representing 44 local churches.

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