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 Qcitymetro 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