Charlotte

For three years, the pleasant place of Raleigh , North Carolina ranks top 3 cities for the best quality of life. Not in just the United States, but the world. The quality of life index is defined as ,”an estimation of overall quality of life by using an empirical formula which takes into account purchasing […]

The CDC reported 5 additional cases of Hepatitis since June 6, including a Hardee’s employee in Mecklenburg County who was diagnosed Monday. According to NBC affiliate WCNC, customers who ate at Hardee’s restaurant on Little Rock Road in Charlotte between June 13 and 23 should receive a hepatitis A vaccination as soon as possible Read […]

About Face Charlotte will unveil its Wall of Compassion at the historic Grace AME Church April 27 from 6-9pm as part of the Uptown Crawl.  Abput Face Charlotte’s mission is to share the stories of some of the 147,989 people living in poverty in Mecklenburg County. Their website says, “To give voice to the voiceless. To […]

A seventh grader from Charlotte correctly predicted the teams that made it to the Final Four in the NCAA tournament.

Protesters in Charlotte, North Carolina are calling for a boycott of an Asian-owned beauty supply store whose owner choked a Black customer.

If you’re heading to the Carolinas and you’re not familiar with Charlotte during the CIAA, here are a few tips to help you...

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board voted unanimously last night to approve Phase 1 of a new student assignment plan. The plan will give priority to disadvantaged student, assigning them with consideration of the family income, level of education, and neighborhood in which they live. The board hopes the plan will create 13,000 new magnet seats for […]

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board voted unanimously last night to approve Phase 1 of a new student assignment plan. The plan will give priority to disadvantaged student, assigning them with consideration of the family income, level of education, and neighborhood in which they live. The board hopes the plan will create 13,000 new magnet seats for […]

Charlotte Rescue Mission’s Rev. Tony Marciano wants to bring back Friday Friends, a weekly lunch series focused on race, according to a Charlotte Observer article. Don’t miss: Black Charlotte Business Executives Launch Charlotte Unity Initiative Marciano issues the challenge in a column that will appear in several community newspapers Friday. In it, he provides a list […]

Charlotte will hire Norfolk’s Marcus Jones as its new manager. Jones is currently the city manager at Norfolk. He will be Charlotte’s first African American city manager, according to news reports. Jones replaces interim Charlotte city manager Ron Carlee. In February, the Charlotte City Council decided not to extend Carlee’s three-year contract. Jones spent his […]