Black History Month

February is Black History Month and you’ll find a new exhibit “Five Men: African American Works in 3D: on display at Pine Camp Arts and Community Center, located at 4901 Old Brook Road. The exhibit will be showing through March 11, hours are Monday through Friday 10am to 7pm and Saturdays 10am to 2pm. For […]

Despite the rough nature of his sport, Muhammad Ali was one of the smoothest persons ever to walk the Earth. His poetic verse and well-considered metaphors came out a time during the 1960s when boxers were better known for punching than speaking. But Muhammad Ali did speak, and spoke intelligently – in a loud, boisterous […]

American writer, Maya Angelou survived a tough childhood and early adulthood to become a singer, actress, activist, and writer. In 1993, she came to much…

As our battle to name The Greatest Black Sitcom of All-Time rages on, Bobby Brown explains why Sanford & Son should still be in the competition. Take a Look: http://media.kyte.tv/js/kyte.jsKyte.Embed.path=”http://media.kyte.tv”;Kyte.Embed.altpath=”http://www.kyte.tv”;window.kyteplayer=new Kyte.Player(“”,{appKey:”default”,width:420,height:685,p:”6982″,tbid:”17″}); Related: 25 Reasons We Love “A Different World” Top 5 Black Sitcoms That Aren’t “The Cosby Show” Top 9 Black Sitcom Theme Songs

Despite our predictions to the contrary, number one seeded shows The Jeffersons and Good Times suffered devastating loses in the “Elite Eight” match-ups of our Greatest Black Sitcom of All-Time Competition. See Greatest Black Sitcom Bracket Challenge Good Times was defeated by second seed A Different World.  Even more surprising, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air […]

Music has been the lynch pin to worship since the beginning of time. Through the years the Black church has always been a place of refuge, support and direction has always been the faith.

In 1897, African-American inventor Alfred Cralle patented the first ice cream scoop. His basic design is so efficient that the now-familiar lever-operated Italian Ice/ice cream scoop was still seen in wide use over 100 years later. Cralle, who was a native of Virginia, was married and had three children. His wife and one of his […]

Uptown magazine co-founder Len Burnett talks about how a reality check by his father inspired him to become a succesful magazine publisher in this episode of Way Black When. http://media.kyte.tv/js/kyte.jsKyte.Embed.path=”http://media.kyte.tv”;Kyte.Embed.altpath=”http://www.kyte.tv”;window.kyteplayer=new Kyte.Player(“”,{appKey:”default”,width:416,height:436,p:”s”,s:1149590,tbid:”10″});

Charlotte boutique owner Leonard Gresham, owner of Styles By Privilege, says Duke Ellington was more than a musician. He was a master of style. http://media.kyte.tv/js/kyte.jsKyte.Embed.path=”http://media.kyte.tv”;Kyte.Embed.altpath=”http://www.kyte.tv”;window.kyteplayer=new Kyte.Player(“”,{appKey:”default”,width:416,height:436,p:”s”,s:1149518,tbid:”9″});

Charlotte-based columnist Mary C. Curtis pays homage to her parents in this episode of Way Black When. http://media.kyte.tv/js/kyte.jsKyte.Embed.path=”http://media.kyte.tv”;Kyte.Embed.altpath=”http://www.kyte.tv”;window.kyteplayer=new Kyte.Player(“”,{appKey:”default”,width:416,height:436,p:”s”,s:1149593,tbid:”9″});

Charlotte-based R&B singer Rudy Currence talks about the influence of family and God in this episode of Way Black When. http://media.kyte.tv/js/kyte.jsKyte.Embed.path=”http://media.kyte.tv”;Kyte.Embed.altpath=”http://www.kyte.tv”;window.kyteplayer=new Kyte.Player(“”,{appKey:”default”,width:416,height:436,p:”s”,s:1149767,tbid:”7″});

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