RV travel inspired these dentists to launch new venture

Robert and Lorette Polite-Young launched Melanin Parks after they discovered RV travel during the pandemic.
By Katrina Louis | February 12, 2021

Who needs a college degree?

Maurice Jones talks about his decision to lead a Fortune 500 initiative to employ 1 million Black people without college degrees.
By Jonathan Limehouse | February 10, 2021

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library names new CEO and chief librarian

Nationally recognized library leader Marcellus "MT" Turner to begin April 1.
By Katrina Louis | February 8, 2021

LaWana Mayfield will run for at-large seat on City Council

Mayfield, who served four terms on council representing District 3, announced her candidacy on Monday.
By Glenn Burkins | February 8, 2021

Gerald Wright chosen to lead Davidson Housing Coalition

Wright will begin his duties in March for DHC, a non-profit providing affordable housing and other services to ensure economic diversity in the town of 13,000.
By QCity Metro | February 8, 2021

Charlotte clothing boutiques weather pandemic challenges

Local clothing retailers share ups and downs of business as many Charlotte workers remain at home.
By Katrina Louis | February 8, 2021

Black hair goes green: One woman’s push to make synthetic hair eco-friendly

Rebundle founder and CEO Ciara Imani May is reimagining synthetic hair and reducing plastic waste.
By Katrina Louis | February 4, 2021

These local chefs are sharing their favorite ‘for the culture’ dishes

Six Charlotte-based chefs connect food and culture in honor of Black History Month.
By Katrina Louis | February 1, 2021

Meet the 4 winners of Camp North End’s design competition

Licensed and aspiring Black architects selected to design facades for new retail pavilions at Camp North End.
By Katrina Louis | January 29, 2021

Krista Terrell named acting president of Arts & Science Council

The JCSU graduate will serve until the ASC board names an interim president.
By Glenn Burkins | January 26, 2021