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The Voice of the Black Community

Literacy advocate aims to boost third-graders' success

Munro Richardson leads Read Charlotte partnerships and initiatives

For fifth straight week Mallard Creek No. 1

Mavericks top Magnificent Seven rankings; Providence breaks in at No. 6

Business turns kids' down time into learning time

Entrepreneur Kevin Gatlin markets Playtime Bed Sheets

'Spiral Odyssey' honors Charlotte artist Romare Bearden

Sculpture created by longtime friend Richard Hunt at Center City park


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Know the difference between ‘real’ black Republicans and sellouts

Defending Trump on bigotry is flat out wrong

Federal repeal and Medicaid cuts shift burdens to states

Rollbacks would devastate North Carolinians

Upcoming Events

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Great Chili Cook-Off

Voted one of the best events on Lake Norman, THE


2nd Saturday: In the Driver Seat

Kids and kids-at-heart can fuel up on fun at the


Charlotte Walk to End Alzheimers

The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End

Latest News

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Georgia State sinks winless Charlotte 49ers 28-0

First shutout taken in program history

5-0 Mallard Creek rides atop Magnificent Seven rankings

Mavs No. 1, while Providence breaks in at sixth

Our daily bread: Volunteers building an oasis in West End food desert

Reeder Memorial Baptist Church launches veggie garden