The Charlotte Symphony Youth Orchestra is partnering with the Connections Underground Railroad Project. This two-day event features Hidden Freedom Festival on Saturday and the CSYO Spring Reunion Concert on Sunday. The Hidden Freedom Festival features family activities, such as face-painting and a petting zoo, from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, and the performance “Toward A […]

More than 25 local restaurants are participating in the 15th annual fundraiser Taste of the Nation. The event raises money to combat hunger. Most of the proceeds go to Second Harvest Food Bank and Community Culinary School of the Arts, both of which help a large number of African Americans.

If you haven’t been to NoDa lately, Real Eyes Bookstore is doing it up big. The African American owned bookstore is moving to a new location, and is bringing Malik Yoba and Pam Grier to town this spring. Malik Yoba will speak at the Booth Playhouse in the N.C. Blumenthal Performing Arts Center at 6 […]

Morton’s is hosting a networking opportunity for women entrepreneurs on March 24. It’s a luncheon to celebrate women business owners and leaders. The upscale restaurant chain will honor radio personality Ramona Holloway.

Celebrate Charlotte living legend Dovey Johnson Roundtree, an A.M.E Zion minister, who conquered color barriers and fused ministry with her legal profession. She did all of this when women, especially black women, weren’t supposed to be attorneys. Learn about her amazing journey in faith and the law during the discussion “Justice Older Than the Law.” […]

VIA CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM First Lady Michelle Obama appears to have edged Jenny Sanford in popularity among South Carolinians, according to a new Winthrop University Poll. Both women came out far ahead of the state’s two U.S. senators – and even further ahead of Congress. The poll, released today, showed 58 percent of South Carolinians have a […]

via Gospelflava.com The results from the 25th Annual Stellar Awards were announced on January 16, 2010 from the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee. Hosted by Kirk Franklin, Vickie Winans and Donnie McClurkin, the televised event was highlighted by multiple performances, including songs from Mary Mary, BeBe & CeCe Winans, Byron Cage, Dottie Peoples, Richard Smallwood, Israel Houghton, […]

 Thursday, November 19, 2009 — It was Praise Night at the Universoul Circus and once again you showed out and showed up! Our good friend Lisa McClendon (www.lisamcclendon.com) rocked the pre-show and once again a GREAT time was had by all. Check out the photos!            

            We had a blast and many laughs at the SOLD OUT Radio One Family Comedy Show! Comedians Chinnitta Morris, Griff, John Gray and Marcus D. Wiley left Charlotte crying laughing at the all new Knight Theatre.  Check out some photos from the occasion  

    Check out photos from Pastor Kee’s Relief Tour ’09!