- Connecting The Dots: Professional Connections Luncheon | Sep. 18
- Charlotte's Favorite Happy Hour | Sep. 18
- Leveraging Diversity and Inclusion Strategies for Impact | Sep. 18
- Middle Class Meltdown in America | Sep. 18
- 2014 Diversity and Inclusion Conference | Sep. 18
- A Night of Entertainment | Sep. 19
- '101 Dalmatians' | Sep. 19
Open Mic, hosted by Blumenthal Performing Arts, has been growing in popularity since its inception in 2013. With no rehearsals or sound checks, local performing artists step onto the stage to showcase an array of surprising talent.
Meet Latisha Huckaby. She went from being afraid of water to swimming in 17 feet. This weekend, she'll complete her 12-week journey by participating in the Ramblin’ Rose Triathlon.
About two dozen social activists gathered Tuesday near the Charlotte-Mecklenburg police memorial to demand justice for Jonathan Ferrell, an unarmed man who was shot and killed by a CMPD officer a year ago this week.
On Thursday, the American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) will be in Charlotte to co-sponsor a summit focusing on jobs in the oil and natural gas industry for minorities and woman.
In a Facebook post, the Charlotte attorney and former city council member recalled the time in 2001 when a former female employee accused him of assault -- an accusation of which he ultimately was acquitted.
Utilities officials are working to find out why some residents of southeast Charlotte awoke Monday to low water pressure.
It’s been eight years since Charlotte-born jazz musician Kenneth Carr last played before a home audience. On Saturday, he and his band, The Tigers, will perform at the Charlotte Sunset Jazz Festival.
Former NAACP Executive Director Benjamin Chavis said he remains optimistic about the future for African Americans, despite racial inequalities that persist in education, economics and the criminal justice system.
After the initial blown call, the Baltimore Ravens and the NFL finally got it right when they terminated the contract of running back Ray Rice.
Patrick Cannon’s lawyers filed a request Monday to delay his sentencing in the public corruption case against him.
Winston-Salem State opened the CIAA football season with a win over UNC Pembroke -- the 400th victory for the school's football program.
A 51-year-old man faces two felony charges following a wrong-way crash early Sunday that killed a 32-year-old passenger in another car.
The stylists at Tracy Riggs Salon offer some "dos" and "don'ts" of natural hair care.
According to preliminary figures, 85.2 percent of CMS students graduated within four years in 2013-2014, up from 81 percent the previous year.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) will control about 3,000 hotel rooms under a six-year deal that will keep its annual basketball tournament in Charlotte through 2020.
After years of working to prepare at-risk children for college, the leaders of Kennedy Charter in Charlotte are trying a new approach – moving the school onto the campus of Johnson C. Smith University.
Speaking at a Labor Day rally in Charlotte, the Rev. William Barber called on labor unions and civil rights groups to work hand-in-hand to elect state lawmakers who will value the importance of workers.
For the second time this week, a West Charlotte High School student has been struck by a car and seriously injured while trying to cross Beatties Ford Road.
Marc Friedland, the newly elected chairman of the Mecklenburg Democratic Party, says one of his top priorities this fall is to compile a comprehensive voter guide for Democrats, now that straight-ticket voting has been eliminated.
The 16-yea-old girl was listed in critical condition Monday after she was struck while crossing Beatties Ford Road on the first day of school.
Charlotte grandmother Fonda Bryant has struggled with depression for years and considered ending her life more than once.
Students at Johnson C. Smith University held a “Peace Rally” in memory of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old unarmed black man who was shot and killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo.
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out Toni Baker-Tyson's weekly entertainment picks.
The Charlotte Mecklenburg Black Chamber of Commerce has launched a new strategic plan aimed at giving black-owned businesses more of the assistance they say they need.
Police are investigating a shooting that left a man dead during a Wednesday morning home invasion in east Charlotte.
B.J. Murphy and Keith Richards, who recently launched the Internet station QC102.com, said former Mayor Patrick Cannon was taken down in a "deliberate plot" while the city black community did nothing to defend him.
Threats of scattered showers did not deter fans who attended the Charlotte Sunset Jazz Festival at Symphony Park, which featured saxophonist Adrian Crutchfield and Kenny Carr and The Tigers.
The Rev. Clifford Jones of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church came in third in his bid to be elected president of the National Baptist Convention, the nation’s largest black religious group.
This week Qcitymetro unveils a new feature on the calendar page -- a place were readers can go weekly to win tickets and get discounts on some of the hottest shows in town.
Lower back pain is one of the most common neurological ailment in the United States. Fortunately, a well-rounded exercise program can help protect, relieve and strength the back.
The creations of eight local designers were on display Friday night at the Charlotte City Club when models hit the runway for the Mi Amour Couture Charity Fashion Show, hosted by celebrity stylists and television personality Dwight Eubanks.
If elected Thursday in New Orleans, the senior minister of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church said he will promote an evangelism that is “Christocentric” and “holistic.”
Images from the Harvey B. Gantt Center, where South Carolina congressman James Clyburn attended a book signing for his new memoir.
Alexander Funeral Home is celebrating 100 years in business this month. Qcitymetro met with company President Alfred Alexander, who offered his thoughts on a range of topics related to his work.
Isn’t it interesting how we sometimes pray for something, but after we receive it, we start to complain about the very thing we prayed to receive?
Just because the calendar says late August doesn't mean the hot days of summer are completely gone. So when exercising outside, here are some precautions you should take.
The police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, is simply the latest example of a long war that America has waged against black men and boys.
Scene at the annual Charlotte Pride Festival and Parade in uptown Charlotte.