Charlotte art gallery owner showcases African culture and mission to improve lives of his countrymen
Zimbabwean native Calstain Ganda centers African artists in painting and sculpture collections throughout the University City art gallery.
By Katrina Louis | March 11, 2021
‘I miss him so much’: Friends and family honor the life of Joel Odom
At age 22, Odom became the youngest candidate seeking to be elected mayor of Charlotte.
By Jonathan Limehouse | March 6, 2021
Local author and former ‘class clown’ writes about finding success without a four-year degree
Jamil Massey grew up poor on a farm not far from Charlotte. Late last year, he published a memoir espousing the benefits of trade jobs.
By Jonathan Limehouse | March 5, 2021
Inside the Hope Tank, the mobile shower and laundry center aimed at neighbors in need
Emmanuel and Adrienne Threatt launched the mobile hygiene service during the pandemic as the number of homeless residents increased.
By Gracyn Doctor, WFAE | March 4, 2021
Newly elected chair of Black Political Caucus looks to build on voter energy
Stephanie Sneed adds to the rising number of influential Black women in politics.
By Katrina Louis | March 2, 2021
N.C. Democrats elect Bobbie Richardson to lead state party
The retired educator and former state legislator is the first Black woman to hold the title.
By Glenn Burkins | February 28, 2021
Care Ring announces Tchernavia Montgomery as next executive director
She leaves her role as chief program officer at Crisis Assistance Ministry to lead the nonprofit that provides health services to vulnerable residents.
By Katrina Louis | February 26, 2021
Breast cancer survivor opens gourmet popcorn shop
Julie Logan is the newest owner of Popcorn Heaven. The parent company has five locations nationwide, including two in Charlotte.
By Katrina Louis | February 25, 2021
This couple is keeping STEAM education front and center during the pandemic
Kosal and Tanisha Chea talk about being business partners in their education venture, Idea Lab Kids.
By Katrina Louis | February 23, 2021
The Great 28: Black Charlotteans who are shaping Charlotte
Our inaugural list of Charlotte residents who have used their power, platforms and influence to make our city a better place.
By QCity Metro | February 22, 2021