Bishop Carlton D’Metrius Pearson transitioned on November 19th. According to his obituary, Pearson, who was 70, passed away following a brief battle with cancer. Here are the arrangements posted at biglowfunerals.com: Public visitation is Wednesday, 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM, at All Souls Unitarian Church, and on Thursday morning, 9:00 AM until 10:30 AM, at […]

The potential to earn a high five-figure salary in medical coding is enormous. Depending on the position, medical coders can earn upward of $75,000 annually. While training courses in the field of medical coding are plentiful, the upcoming Medical Coding Certification Hybrid CPC Prep Course provides a unique opportunity for looking to code. ‘COMMUNITY VOICES’ […]

  The Queen City Omegas of Charlotte Foundation is bringing the “ultimate experience with a purpose” event to Symphony Park on Saturday, July 29th. Themed Qleidoscope,” the event will feature National neo-soul artist Kindred the Family Soul, and a host of local talent – including comedians, musicians, and vendors. ‘COMMUNITY VOICES’ host, Ron Holland talked […]

Dr. Tamesha Hughes-Frazier, Founder of Hughes Elite Scholars is helping college-bound students achieve their dreams. Through her Upward Bound and Pathways to Success programs, in addition to SAT prep courses and post-college initiatives, Dr. Frazier is providing the foundation students need to succeed in college and beyond. ‘COMMUNITY VOICES‘ host, Ron Holland talked with Dr. […]

Hickman Temple AME, an African American Church in West Philadelphia, had two rare Tiffany rose windows that were sold to an antiques collector in November 2022 for $6,000.  The windows were auctioned at a Philadelphia based auction house on May 18th for $200,000.  The church was built by Presbyterians in 1898. In 2017, Philadelphia’s Department […]

When a hero from the future breaks the barriers of time and space to solve a crime on Earth in 2020, his true purpose is revealed through fraught and harrowing adventures. The upcoming release of the comic book series, ‘The Paperback Hero Saga’ is not only exciting the author, Mason Parker, but his fans are […]

If you’re looking to feel energized and re-invigorated, perhaps IV hydration is the solution. With antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins administered directly into the bloodstream, a sense of vitality may dramatically improve your well-being and mitigate the impact of a host of diseases.  ‘COMMUNITY VOICES’ host, Ron Holland delved into this growing therapy in the Queen City […]

Monifa Drayton’s vision for the Mecklenburg County Alcohol Beverage and Control Board (ABC stores) is to continue its community outreach programs and buttress partnerships with the thousands of businesses that are licensed to sell alcohol for consumption. As the Board’s first African American Chairwoman, Drayton understands her role of balancing the direction of the board’s […]

The 2022 Mid-Term elections are upon us.  It’s no understatement the direction of our country is at stake, and the party that controls the House and Senate largely depends on the American people.  Where’s the enthusiasm? Well, the latest polls suggest that a blue or red wave is a toss up.  But, if early voting […]

Krispy Kreme is now offering soft-serve ice cream to fans in the Charlotte area and 9 other U.S. markets.According to a news release, the “innovative rich and creamy lineup” includes seven shakes, hand-spun and flavored like Krispy Kreme’s fan-favorite doughnuts, led by the Original Glazed. In addition, fans can enjoy three flavors of Original Glazed […]

Today, President Joe Biden is expected to call on Congress to suspend federal gasoline and diesel taxes for three months.  It’s telling of the financial pressure American households are feeling, and how important an issue cost of living is in an election year.  Biden will call on states to suspend their own gas taxes or […]

The statistics of black male suicide are not only alarming, they suggest that a more robust response to mental illness is enormously critical.  With suicide being the third leading cause of death in black adolescents ages 15-19 and the second leading cause of death of black youth ages 10-14, we can no longer afford to […]