Let’s celebrate Black history by supporting Black-owned businesses
t’s all about showing up and using our personal resources and dollars to make a difference.
By Manuel Campbell | February 17, 2021
Wells Fargo to invest in Black-owned banks, including two in the Carolinas
In March 2020, just as the Covid-19 pandemic struck, Wells Fargo pledged up to $50 million to strengthen Black-owned banks.
By Glenn Burkins | February 15, 2021
Even in retirement, Ron Leeper is focused on making Charlotte better.
The former head of R.J. Leeper Construction talks about his next steps, including efforts in affordable housing.
By Katrina Louis | January 18, 2021
What The Fries food truck owners plan big changes in 2021
The partners announced plans to open a south Charlotte restaurant and put their truck on hiatus.
By Glenn Burkins | December 12, 2020
A love story, a Black-owned deli, and a green space perfect for an autumn stroll
Meet Andrew and Lisa Drayton, owners of the Bedder Bedder & Moore Delicatessen; then take a relaxing walk along the Little Sugar Creek Greenway.
By GlennOaks Media | November 25, 2020
Charlotte Black Restaurant Week kicks off its fourth year
This year's event will bring attention to an economic sector that has struggled amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 19, 2020
How to feed your senses (and your sweet tooth) in east Charlotte
Grab something colorful at BW Sweet Bakery, then head to Reedy Creek Nature Preserve to see the fall leaf spectacular
By GlennOaks Media | September 30, 2020
How these health entrepreneurs continue to serve up wellness despite pandemic challenges
Three small-business owners in the health sector shed light on a challenging 2020, in the final part of Black Power Moves.
By Kallan Louis | August 31, 2020
Change Agents: In the shadow of JCSU, Dianna Ward is creating a new retail environment
The Charlotte business owner, with two co-investors, will soon welcome three new tenants to the Five Points property they bought.
By Glenn Burkins | August 16, 2020
Behind the scenes with this Charlotte microbiologist who created a food delivery service
During a time when public health is top of mind, TakeNow Delivery is adding a bit of science to ensure food safety.
By Sabrina Clark | August 3, 2020