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Olympia D, Radio One, Inc. – Charlotte Assistant Program Director, Midday Personality (Old School 105.3 As an the Assistant Program Director for Radio One, Olympia D assists in managing Old School 105.3, Praise 100.9 and 92.7 The Block in Charlotte NC. She is also known as the Midday Diva, giving listeners a great companion while […]

LaWanna Mayfield, Charlotte City Council District 3 LaWana Mayfield is dedicated to make Charlotte a City that treats everyone equally, fairly and with dignity. A Democrat, LaWana proudly represents District 3 on the Charlotte City Council. She was elected in 2011 and is serving her third term, which began December 2, 2015. Mayfield was appointed by Charlotte’s Mayor […]

Chirl Girl, Radio One, Inc. – Charlotte Local Host & Producer for The Tom Joyner Morning Show, Get Up Morning with Erica Campbell, The Rickey Smiley Morning Show, On-Air Personality (Old School 105.3) The Chirl Girl Show can be heard Sundays, 10am-3pm on Old School 105.3 WOSF, the highest-ranking Urban Adult Contemporary radio station in […]

Lady Kimberly Jacobs The Rock Worship Center COGIC Lady Kim Jacobs was raised by her single mother, Ella Spratley in a place called “The Bottom” in Newport News, VA. Her father is Bishop Elijah Jackson. Her mother instilled in her that she could be anything she dreamed to become. As a result of that teaching, […]

It took less than three hours for a jury to sentence Dylann Roof to death. Roof was found guilty of murder for massacring nine black worshipers who’d invited him to Bible study at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC. Roof represented himself in the trial and failed to offer witnesses or evidence to clear him of the charges. He […]

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For better or for worst, 2016 is drawing to an end and with it, the good, the bad and the ‘OMG, I must have it.’ What an incredible and expressive year for fashion! Was it all worth going ‘gaga’ over? Nope, absolutely not! Trends like flash tattoos and septum piercings deserved nothing more than a […]

Brother & sister Reggie and Denada  have been watching movies together since Reg was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. They’ve turned their passion for movies into a more than just a date between siblings. They now rate the movies they see at Sibling Filmary. Since they are the hood’s favorite movie critics, we have asked them […]

Keith Lamont Scott’s family say they are glad that Charlotte Mecklenburg Police released the footage of Scott’s final moments. They dispute CMPD’s assertion that Scott had a gun. “I don’t see anything that would lead to him losing his life,” said family attorney Justin Bamberg. “Mr Scott steps out of the vehicle. He doesn’t appear […]

Keith Lamont Scott’s family released video footage recorded by his wife in the moments that led up to the fatal shooting of Scott. His wife, Rakeyia, can be heard saying that he doesn’t have a gun. “He has no weapon,” Rakeyia Scott can be heard saying. The video doesn’t show exactly what happened during the […]

On Tuesday, September 20, Keith Lamont Scott was shot and killed by a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer while waiting at the bus stop to pick up his child. Details on how he died and the reasons for his death vary between the community, family and police. His death has sparked outrage in a city that is normally […]

Charlotte and Mecklenburg County leaders held a press conference this morning to provide details of the events happening in the past 48 hours in Charlotte. Mayor Jennifer Roberts asked again for peaceful protests and for the community to come together to find a peaceful resolution. Police Chief Kerr Putney said there were 45 arrests and […]