The Denzel Principle is a humorous look at the age old complaint of the inability for African American women to find a “good man”.

VIA CHARLOTTE OBSERVER The Lord’s Prayer is a prayer many children learn to say every night before they go to bed, some athletes say it before they take the field or after they’ve finished a game. Charlotte’s Brian Hadley is turning the prayer into art and a call to help those less fortunate. He wrote […]

VIA CHARLOTTE OBSERVER Just two weeks before their trial on tax evasion charges, the pastors of a popular west Charlotte church could be jailed for violating conditions of their release on bond. Federal prosecutors say Bishop Anthony Jinwright, who heads Greater Salem City of God, and his wife and co-pastor, Harriet Jinwright, are continuing to […]

VIA CHARLOTTE OBSERVER Former Charlotte Bobcats owner Bob Johnson slammed the Charlotte business community less than a week after selling the NBA team to Michael Jordan. The billionaire and founder of BET was a featured speaker during the Urban Leadership Institute’s townhall meeting on Saturday. Johnson called the city’s business community “arrogant,” “incestuous” and not […]

VIA: In his first interview since confessing that he cheated on his wife, Tiger Woods said “I’ve done some pretty bad things in my life” and that he doesn’t know what kind of reception he’ll get when he returns to competitive golf at the Masters. Speaking to ESPN’s Tom Rinaldi Woods said “I was […]

VIA CNN President Obama signed sweeping health care reform legislation into law Tuesday, hailing the moment as the latest example of America facing up to major challenges for the benefit of all its people. The bill constitutes the biggest expansion of federal health care guarantees in more than four decades, and its enactment was a […]

VIA: MSNBC Wal-Mart officials are looking at security tapes after an announcement was made for “all black people” to leave a store in South Jersey. A man used the public-address system at the Route 42 store in Washington Township Sunday night and calmly announced: “Attention Wal-Mart customers: All black people leave the store now.” Patricia […]

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 […]

VIA: Upon talking with a friend the other day, she brought up the question of men and why it seems that we often lack the “pursuit” of women. Where has it gone? Why don’t men pursue women like they used to? Let me give you a hypothetical situation (one that will probably speak more […]

VIA: When  it comes to relationships, it seems like a battle or a war is taking place between men and women. Each gender has very diverse ideas in regards to what a relationship should look like, let alone be like.  The battle of the sexes is the consummate struggle of  men and women trying […]

VIA ELEV8 You can’t keep a good man down. Can’t keep him hidden behind the scenes either. Myron Butler was almost one of gospel music’s best kept secrets, but now the cat’s out of the bag. From the late 90s as the director of Kirk Franklin’s hit-making crossover ensemble God’s Property, to the present as […]

In a press release today, leaders of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Library system today announced the closing of 12 branches and 148 layoffs, about a third of the system’s staff. The layoffs will be effective April 3 and the following 12 branches will close: Beatties Ford Road Belmont Carmel Checkit Outlet Cornelius Hickory Grove Independence Regional […]