Brandon Bellamy becomes only Black majority owner in professional baseball

Bellamy's Maryland-based real estate and development firm will manage Gastonia's new ballpark and partner on economic development projects in the FUSE District.
By Katrina Louis | July 30, 2020

Chime Solutions, a Black-owned firm based in Georgia, will bring 250 jobs to Charlotte

The announcement comes as Charlotte-Mecklenburg struggles to overcome the economic pain brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic.
By Glenn Burkins | June 17, 2020

Workforce disparities loom large in Charlotte region, CRBA says in new report

While Black workers make up 22.8% of the local workforce, they're clustered in some of the lowest-paying jobs.
By QCity Metro Staff | June 5, 2020

LendingTree to create hundreds of high-paying jobs with Charlotte HQ expansion

City officials ensure intentionality about diverse hiring.
By Katrina Louis | December 6, 2018