Saluting Black Excellence

This week we celebrate Black History Month by Saluting Charlotte’s Black Excellence – Sparkles Farrar-Gordon, is a Sergeant with the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office.  She is a Charlotte native and Alumni of West Charlotte High School.  Sgt. Farrar-Gordon graduated from Montreat College where she was Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in business.  She has […]

This week we celebrate Black History Month by Saluting Charlotte’s Black Excellence – Ryan Henderson is the 2023 North Carolina Charter School Teacher of the Year, teaching journalism and broadcasting at Sugar Creek Charter School. He is known as a problem solver and innovator by his peers and students.  Henderson began his education career, 12 […]

This week we celebrate Black History Month by Saluting Charlotte’s Black Excellence – Jonathan and Crystal Nazeer are the Co-Founders of Victory Gardens International, a Rock Hill, SC based 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to spearhead community redevelopment through urban farming, food production, food access and job creation in low-wealth communities. With a passion for […]

This week we celebrate Black History Month by Saluting Charlotte’s Black Excellence – North Carolina State Representative Diamond Staton-Williams.  In November 2022, she was elected to serve North Carolina House District 73, making her the first African American woman to serve Cabarrus County at the state level. A native of the Charlotte/Concord area, she was […]