Opinion | What if we decolonized Charlotte?

Imagine a new age of ideas, leadership and people power.
By Valaida Fullwood | November 20, 2019

First day of school reminds me what it means to be a present father

"We're fathers who are present and in the moment, ready to be there for the first day of anything in their lives."
By Boris "Bluz" Rogers | August 26, 2019

‘I’m not a businessman; I’m a business, man’: How we’re feeling about Jay-Z’s NFL partnership and backlash

Reactions mixed about the mogul's deal to to produce the Super Bowl halftime show and other NFL event entertainment.
By Kallan Louis | August 19, 2019

Beyonce’s ‘Homecoming’ took me back to Fried Chicken Wednesdays and being on the Yard

Beyonce dropped her “Homecoming” documentary on Netflix this week, and it left her fan base feeling inspired, motivated and reflective. […]
By Amaya Woodley | April 20, 2019

City North owner says new project will yield ‘broad economic benefits’

Several Black-owned businesses will be displaced, but new owner say his firm is working to make transition easier.
By Colin Brothers, founder/principal of Artesia Real Estate | April 4, 2019

Libraries and Equity

Therapist and community advocate Justin Perry shares his perspective on libraries, our city, and building a stronger community.
By Justin Perry | April 2, 2019

The Blacker the circle

Giving circles are challenging convention, shifting narratives in philanthropy
By Valaida Fullwood | March 29, 2019

The heaviness of a Monday in the Queen City

Commentary following an officer-involved shooting in West Charlotte and activists’ protests in Plaza Midwood.
By Katrina Louis | March 26, 2019

Examining a village strategy for 2019: City leaders must stop operating in silos to address our issues

A Charlotte educator explores how a village strategy can be the key to solving some of the city's most urgent problems.
By Yvette Townsend Ingram | January 2, 2019

“Take me back, Cardi”: Qcitymetro couple discusses hip-hop marriage stunt and PR

His-and-her commentary from Qcitymetro's managing editor and staff writer.
By Kallan Louis & Katrina Louis | December 17, 2018