Tech influencers share 2020 predictions ahead of Charlotte Innovation Week

Charlotte Innovation Week takes place Jan. 20-24.
By Christine Edwards | January 19, 2020

Want to advise local elected officials? Consider joining a board or commission

Help shape Charlotte on a variety of issues. Here’s what you need to know before you get involved.
By Nikita J. Allen | January 14, 2020

Qcitymetro’s top entrepreneur stories from 2019

Revisit Qcitymetro stories about Charlotteans who started local businesses, from the TV anchor turned restaurateur to the couples balancing work and love.
By QCity Metro Staff | December 29, 2019

“Black Wealth Friday” focuses on investing vs. spending during holiday season

George Acheampong created Black Wealth Friday to help people of color invest 10% of the money they would normally spend on Black Friday.
By Christine Edwards | December 10, 2019

Mecklenburg County launches small business loan program

The $2.75 million fund is intended to help small businesses that often cite access to capital as a barrier and aims to address racial disparities.
By Katrina Louis | October 7, 2019

Local barbershop makes history with Walmart partnership

Lucky Spot Barbershop celebrated its grand opening as the first Black-owned barbershop located within Walmart stores.
By Katrina Louis | September 26, 2019

Q&A with Tiffany Eubanks-Saunders, boardroom leader and self-care advocate

Charlotte native Tiffany Eubanks-Saunders has climbed the corporate ladder at Bank of America, but a health scare also taught her the importance of self-care.
By Katrina Louis | September 24, 2019

This yogi is centering Charlotte’s underserved communities

Soul Liberation Holistic Wellness holds some yoga sessions just for Black queer folks. Here’s why you shouldn’t feel excluded.
By Emiene Wright | August 29, 2019

Success starts in the morning: Entrepreneurs share their morning routines

A balance of spiritual, mental and physical disciplines help them start their day.
By Mario D. King | August 23, 2019

Charlotte pilot establishes private aviation company, exposes youth to diversity-lacking airline industry

Joseph Williams always knew he wanted to be a pilot and own an airline. He's accomplished both and now he's sharing his knowledge with Charlotte youth.
By Katrina Louis | August 13, 2019