Affordable housing for low income families and homelessness continues to bedevil the Queen City. Resources for the formerly incarcerated and a myriad of health challenges for residents of Charlotte is also a challenge. Truman Lewis, Executive Director of the Shining Light Transitional Home for Young Adults and his partnerships with Gaffney’s Health Services and the […]

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For people with Sickle disease, thousands of blood transfusions can occur in their life time.  With African Americans being disproportionately impacted by Sickle Cell disease, it’s critical that a robust blood supply is available to alleviate the debilitating pain associated the disease.  ‘COMMUNITY VOICES’ host Ron Holland, talked with Hope Martin, American Red Cross ‘Emerging […]

Hundreds of people in Charlotte and surrounding communities are in desperate need of having mental health challenges addressed. While treatment costs skyrocket and bed shortages continue to plague facilities and emergency rooms, eradicating stigma is one of the biggest challenges mental health advocates contend with. ‘COMMUNITY VOICES’ host, Ron Holland delves into this issue with […]

The foundation of effective communication is the art of listening. While yelling and talking over someone during a discussion has become a mainstay in society, the result is often hostility, tension, and unresolved issues. Dr. Joel Tudman addresses these issues in his new book, Listen Learn Love Speak: A Guide to Communicating Openly.  ‘COMMUNITY VOICES’ […]

Larry Swayne’s Wingzza Mambo Sauce continues to delight customers craving for something savory and tangy to pair with steak, chicken wings, hamburger and a host of other favorites of the grilling season. Featured on shows – including the Food Network’s ”Food Court Wars’ and the Cooking Channel’s ‘Pizza Outside the Box,’ Swayne’s culinary journey has […]

Charlotte-area teacher is now the only teacher representing Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, the city of Charlotte and the State of North Carolina in the America's Favorite Teacher Contest

  If you’ve ever wanted to help someone in need, a homeless person or family; a person recently released from prison, or a family enduring financial challenges, but your resources or personal finances are limited, the Shining Light Transitional Home for Young Adults is providing a way for you to extend your heart. ‘COMMUNITY VOICES’ […]

New Stores Joining SouthPark Mall in 2024

For the Pi Phi Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., celebrating the gifts and talents of our young people is crucial to their mission of service in the community. For 77 years, their annual talent hunt has featured some extraordinarily talented youth in the areas of music and Broadway. ‘COMMUNITY VOICES host, Ron […]

The pathway to success for black youth is often fraught with challenges.  However, attainable skills and education can open the doors to high-paying industries. ‘COMMUNITY VOICES’ host, Ron Holland talked 11 X internationally Best-Selling Author and certified Life/Relationship/Business Coach, with Dr. Michelle S. Thomas about the ‘Lights of Legacy’ internship program and upcoming ‘Lights of […]

In honor of King's birthday, you are asked to serve in our community.  Here is a list of some of the events: