JCSU alum opens Members Only Tasting Room & Social in Plaza Midwood

Kimberly Wilkinson now owns two bars in two of Charlotte's hottest neighborhoods.
By Erique Berry | January 28, 2020

Charles Jones, Carolina civil rights leader, dies at 82

Jones organized and participated in several sit-in protests during the 1960s.
By Katrina Louis | December 27, 2019

Here’s how street closures affect JCSU’s Homecoming

Construction for the Gold Line streetcar will affect getting to JCSU's campus.
By Emiene Wright | October 22, 2019

McCrorey Heights Homecoming to reunite with JCSU, encourage Black homeownership

Charlotte native Winston "Wilmo" Robinson to host homecoming celebration to recognize neighborhood developed by JCSU president.
By Emiene Wright | October 1, 2019

JCSU and Carolina Panthers talk diversity, talent pipeline

Stride, the Carolina Panthers' Black employee resource group, held a panel discussion about the importance of diversity in sports and opportunities for students.
By Katrina Louis | September 20, 2019

Lured by tax incentives, investors seek gold in Charlotte’s historically black neighborhoods

Some community leaders worry that an anticipated rush of investment dollars under a new federal program will push historically black neighborhoods further into gentrification.
By Glenn Burkins | May 5, 2019

Regional association renews JCSU accreditation, removing probation status

After a year in limbo, Johnson C. Smith University officials announced Tuesday that its accreditation has been reaffirmed by the […]
By Katrina Louis | December 11, 2018

Blue Cross NC gives $325,000 to expand JCSU’s Sustainability Village

The money will be used to increase production at the facility, which uses hydroponics technology to grow organic produce for distribution in west Charlotte.
By Glenn Burkins | August 22, 2018

Racism must not leave us bitter and distracted, says Urban League President Marc Morial

Speaking at JCSU's graduation ceremony, Morial said African Americans must use their votes as well as their money to build a more equitable nation.
By Glenn Burkins | May 21, 2018

Urban League President Marc Morial to deliver JCSU commencement address

The graduation ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, May 20, at 10 a.m. at Bojangle’s Coliseum.
By Glenn Burkins | May 8, 2018