Queen City News

By Tanya Wilson A few weeks ago I experienced a rough and tumble seven day period. Everything that week just would not come together the…

By Tanya Wilson What do you do when the Lord is silent in your situation?  It’s a question that I have asked myself many times.…

Charlotte, want to get involved with Respect My Vote! in your city? Come out to the Respect My Vote! Volunteer Training in your city. R.S.V.P. by filling out the form below. Questions? Email charlotte@hiphopcaucus.org. This event is completely FREE and open to the community Who: Everyone who wants to volunteer with Respect My Vote! between […]

Big Daddy was a special guest at My Fridays’ Artist Appreciation At Privilege. The legendary rapper hopped on the mike and chopped it up with Fly Ty and Special Ed.

Al Sharpton stopped by the Radio One Charlotte studios to broadcast his show. He talked about the encouraging jobless rate as well as “Think Like A Man.”

Carolina Panthers star receiver Steve Smith agreed to a three-year contract extension. Last year, Smith lead the Panthers with 79 receptions for 1,394 yards (fifth in the NFL) and seven touchdowns. Smith earned his fifth Pro Bowl selection and became the 35th player in NFL history to reach 10,000 career receiving yards. We’re so looking […]

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is in the round of eight in online voting for the NFL player who will be on the cover of Madden ’13, the popular NFL video game that makes your boyfriend and son ignore you and everyone else. He goes head-to-head with Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald in the in […]

The biggest buzz in the NFL this week isn’t who’s going to draft Andrew Luck, it’s fashion. Yep, fashion. Nike unveiled new team uniforms in a fashion show featuring one player from each team on Tuesday. Nike took over for Reebok as the new outfitter for the NFL.  The Panthers uniforms also pay tribute to former […]

Taste of the Nation, one of the city’s most popular food events, is back. Enjoy an evening of great food from some of Charlotte’s most popular restaurants (not chains), yummy libations and good music. The event features a silent auction, live auction and a VIP dessert lounge. Last year’s event raised $115,000 to fight child […]

YWCA Central Carolinas is the community’s leading nonprofit agency for empowering women, strengthening youth and familes and working toward racial justice. Join the YWCA from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.  on April 27 for Stand Against Racism at Polk Park.

NODA Arts will present Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin In the Sun” on April 6 and 7 at 8 p.m. at CAST (Carolina Actors Studio Theater), 2424 N. Davidson St. Suite 113 (near Amelie’s). Tickets are $15. A Raisin in the Sun portrays a few weeks in the life of the Youngers, a Black family living in […]

Black barbers were once important community leaders. The Levine of the Museum South features Charlotte’s Thad Tate in it’s Cotton Fields to Skyscrapers exhibit. Tate was a founder of Grace A.M.E. Zion Church in Charlotte. He helped to start the Brevard Street Library which later became a part of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library System. Tate co-founded of […]