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Jonathan Green is an internationally renowned artist, but he could also be a historian. Before he delves into a visual arts project, he dives into…

Jonathan Green is an internationally renowned artist, but he could also be a historian. Before he delves into a visual arts project, he dives into books first. Green said his home is filled with books about African American culture, European culture and now rice. Yes, rice. Green is known for his brightly colored paintings that […]

Gang violence in our nation has reached a tipping point. The streets of Chicago, Detroit and other major cities have seen a dramatic escalation in gang…

Okay ladies…many of us are single these days.  For some, being single is a choice.  However, there are those of us that are freshly out of bad marriages and relationships.  Then, there’s a few who are on their MANcation! Meaning, they’re taking a small break from the ups and downs that come with men and relationships…almost like hitting the reset button!  However, […]

The Student First Academy Charter School sets high academic standards for each of its students. The school also expects parents to be actively involved in…

LaWana Mayfield, Charlotte City Council District 3 representative is hosting a District 3 Town Hall meeting on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. – noon at the West Area Service Center/CMPD Freedom Division, 4150 Wilkinson Boulevard. Mayfield is looking for feedback from constituents about their concerns regarding the district. She will also provide  updates on City street projects and infrastructure, […]

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Carolina Panthers star Cam Newton is making all the right moves on and off the court. The Heisman Trophy winner who heads into his third…

Teeny Barrino has confused reality TV with reality. His performance at Allure’s Soul Stage was more scripted for TV than real life. He started strong with a rendition of “For The Love Of You,” but he quickly dovetailed into sex mode. He extended Jodeci’s “Freakin’ You” for what felt like an hour. It included the […]

Is Busta Rhymes going to join the nearly 100 celebrities who are supposed to be in Charlotte to host and participate in parties and events. We’ve added more names to our a list of who we heard is coming. 2 Chainz 9th Wonder Alshon Jeffery Angela Yee, Anthony Hamilton Barry Floyd Bell Biv Devoe Big […]

CAST (Carolina Actors Studio Theater) proudly presents “How We Got On” by Idris Goodwin, fresh from the Humana Festival of New American Plays. In the late 1980s, during the rise of hip-hop on the streets of New York and L.A., a different story played out in the small towns and suburbs. Hank, Julian and Luann […]

North Carolina’s poor are under attack. In case you missed it, in the last few weeks our Republican-led state legislature is determined to reduce the state’s debt by sacrificing the poor. The legislature passed legislation to cut benefits to the unemployed; declined Medicaid expansion that would have provided health insurance to low income North Carolinians […]