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The Voice of the Black Community

City braces for protests after fatal police shooting

Video shows confrontation between CMPD officer and Danquirs Franklin

Offensive line depth in draft intrigues Panthers

Many of the top prospects have ability to play multiple positions

Battle for pay equality ramps up

Black women still at the bottom of America's wage scale

Arts festival grows in diversity of sites, talent

BOOM showcase expands in Plaza Midwood, NoDa


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Working toward a living wage

Past time to raise minimum

The sweetness of African American giving circles

Philanthopy grows, and more is needed

Upcoming Events

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2nd Saturday

July 14 – Crank the Heat What’s


Keeper Talks

Meet a resident bird and an expert keeper in


Vulture Feedings at Carolina Raptor Center

Did you know that vultures like to play with

Latest News

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Growing shortage of affordable housing in Charlotte communities

Prices exceed affordability for many residents

Panthers' survey on Major League Soccer support closes April 19

Questionnaire part of bid to land franchise

Fight for equal pay and gender parity heats up

Black women at bottom of America’s wage scale