The mayor of Charlotte, N.C. is has stepped down from his post following an arrest Wednesday morning. Patrick Cannon resigned later that afternoon after undercover FBI agents nabbed him for accepting a series of bribery offers and other public corruption charges.
Once a year, Charlotte, N.C., becomes a zoo for the one and only CIAA (Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association) Weekend, a basketball tournament comprised of nothing but HBCUs. The annual event also brings a host of your favorite rappers to the 704, among which this year included the likes of Drake and Pusha T. Both MCs gave impromptu performances […]
Waka Flocka Flame’s management group, Mizay Entertainment, has been ordered to pay a man involved $501,000 in damages dating back to a 2011 shooting in Charlotte.
Rick Ross didn’t cancel his show in Charlotte this weekend because of threats from gang members. He nixed the show because of a terrible promoter.
Rick Ross may be riding high on his Grammy nomination but he’s not above walking away from a show if his safety is at risk. The Teflon Don, canceled his show in Charlotte, scheduled for this weekend, allegedly due to threats from gang members in the area.
Although the sport of Lacrosse was originated by Native Americans sometime around the 12th century, the game has gone under modifications by European immigrants, leading to the style of play that exists today. The knock on Lacrosse has always been that it’s a sport frequently played by White athletes of privileged means – and on […]
Motels in Charlotte are looking to make a lot of money off people attending the Democratic National Convention, but some homeless families in the area will end up suffering as a result. According to the New York Daily News, people are getting kicked out of their rooms, to make way for tourists looking to pay more […]
1940’s marked a continuation of racial intolerance and segregation for Black people living in the United States. It was also the year that Myers Park, a prominent residential neighborhood in Charlotte, North Carolina, drafted its controversial deed. Charlotte’s chapter of the NAACP is waging a very public war against Myers Park with hopes that the […]
This has been a busy week for the NAACP. After battling a teacher over what someone deemed racist homework, the inglorious organization is now fighting the good fight against an elementary school teacher over one of his lessons. Ian Campbell, a historian, has found himself in the middle of a firestorm of sorts after having […]
Tragedy is the only word that accurately describes the death of a Charlotte infant. 15-year-old Tiffany Wright was shot and killed before the sun rose on September 14th as she waited for the bus to school. At the time, she was 32 weeks pregnant. Doctors in the “Queen City” delivered the infant whom remained in […]