Good morning, Qcity: You probably know by now that legendary South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela is coming to Charlotte next month. Today after work, Tanure Ojaide, a professor in UNC Charlotte’s Africana Studies Department, will discuss Masekela’s early life and career as well as his musical style and how it connects with the culture of South Africa. READ MORE
Here are today's headlines:
Michael Vick enrolls pooch in dog training class
The NFL quarterback now owns a dog and has been attending dog training classes at a PetSmart store in New Jersey. So what's wrong with that? READ MORE
Extremist groups reach record levels
According to a report by the Southern Poverty Law Center, the 7 percent rise in the last year is driven, in large part, by the election of President Barack Obama. READ MORE
O.J.’s ex-girlfriend sentenced in robbery case
Christie Prody, who dated the former NFL star for more than a decade after he was acquitted of murder, received a four-year suspended sentence in North Dakota for allegedly trying to snatch someone’s purse. READ MORE
We heard rumor that the NRA had launched a campaign to win black supporter. Then we came across this NRA video that shows an young, agitated black man who plays on the Civil Rights struggle then suggests that we all need protection from people named "Pookie, Billy and Jesus." Check it out.
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