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Adarryl Dezmon Ervin loved music. At the age of 18, he not only hit the studios to record his own songs, he was privileged to tour with a host of some of today’s major artists including Akon, T-Pain, Yung Berg. Despite a bright future and promising career in music, Adarryl grappled with a mental illness […]

The men and women of our military are making huge sacrifices to preserve our freedoms and democracy. We enjoy a secure homeland, not merely because of our politicians and political system, but because of the brave people that proudly wear our nation’s military uniforms. That’s why it’s important to recognize the service and sacrifice of […]

Around one million North Carolina students have a day off today as their teachers stage a day long strike in protest of working conditions and pay.  Teachers from at least 42 school districts in our state are joining together to demand higher pay and more money for education. As many as 15,000 teachers are expected […]

  Primaries elections are notorious for low voter turnout, many voters waiting for November general elections. But for Mecklenburg county voters, these 2018 primaries are the real deal.   The Charlotte Observer says, “Some will effectively determine who will hold office and vote on policies, tax rates and budgets for up to four years.” Tomorrow’s election […]

As Tuesday’s election draw near, candidates running for office are fanning across the Queen City and state to fire up voters.  From Congress and State Senate to District Attorney and County Sheriff, candidates are pulling out all the stops.  Although the list of candidates are plentiful, familiar names are heading the pack.  Candidates Alma Adams, […]

Published authors have challenges getting their book(s) in the hands of readers. Whether it’s marketing a book, getting radio and television time or simply having their work displayed on the shelves of book stores, authors work diligently to see their hard work payoff.  Well, a unique theater experience provides authors another strategy to get noticed.  […]

The next election is a primary and will be held Tuesday, May 8, 2018.  The deadline for registration in North Carolina is TODAY April 13, 2018. You can register here. In order to register you must be: a U.S. citizen. a resident of North Carolina and Mecklenburg County for 30 days. at least 18 years old Individuals […]

If we’re going to tackle the ills of our society, Mental Health must be an integral part of our conversation. Because mental disease is impacting people and families in far greater numbers than we’d like to admit, lurching from tragedy to tragedy with regard to this issue causes greater harm.  That’s why the National Alliance […]

Charlotte native Sam Fullwood III writes “I returned last month to my childhood hometown for what turned out to be a bittersweet reunion with my memories.  I’m from Charlotte, North Carolina, a booming city of glimmering Uptown skyscrapers and sprawling verdant suburban neighborhoods. It is nothing close to the place where I recall growing up […]

Laughter is his ministry.  Making people smile and feel good is his passion.  Charlotte and surrounding areas is his stage.  And, his innate ability to fully read the moment allows him to perform just about anywhere.  He is Cedrice “NuffCed” Brown. The Charlotte native acts, hosts and sings. But it’s his comedic acumen that has […]