Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — T.D. Jakes’ is now set to hold the nation’s most popular conferences for women—Woman, Thou Art Loosed! in Atlanta Sept. 22-24. Like in Charlotte, the conference will bring a wealth of income to the Atlanta area. The conference that helped turned Jakes into a household name will take its final curtain call. Coming “home” to Atlanta after […]

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 7, 2022 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Two-time Academy Award winner and 2022 nominee Denzel Washington will be speaking at the 2022 International Leadership Summit, which is taking place March 31 through April 2 in Charlotte. The annual conference was founded by T.D. Jakes and brings together aspiring and tenured entrepreneurs, leaders and influential change agents to revolutionize the future […]

DALLAS, Feb. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — After a successful virtual conference in 2021, the International Leadership Summit will be back in-person in Charlotte, from March 31 ­to April 2. Founded by Bishop T.D. Jakes, this annual conference for visionaries, entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and leaders will focus on becoming a “master builder,” providing participants with new resources and means to construct a solid foundation […]

GRAMMY®-nominated gospel music pioneer and celebrated living legend John P. Kee returns with 2021’s new anthem, “It’s Gonna Get Better.” Fresh off his Billboard Gospel #1 album, I Made it Out, his new single serves as encouragement for all during the current times of political and social unrest. “It’s Gonna Get Better” features Kee’s signature […]

A seventh grader from Charlotte correctly predicted the teams that made it to the Final Four in the NCAA tournament.

Protesters in Charlotte, North Carolina are calling for a boycott of an Asian-owned beauty supply store whose owner choked a Black customer.

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Former NAACP Leader Rachel Dolezal is no longer participating in a panel on racial identity at The Martin Luther King Jr. Dreamfest in Cary, North Carolina in January, said town officials Wednesday after the decision caused a negative response from community members.

Charlotte will hire Norfolk’s Marcus Jones as its new manager. Jones is currently the city manager at Norfolk. He will be Charlotte’s first African American city manager, according to news reports. Jones replaces interim Charlotte city manager Ron Carlee. In February, the Charlotte City Council decided not to extend Carlee’s three-year contract. Jones spent his […]

After days of delay, police in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Tuesday released extended video footage of the police-involved shooting death of 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott, according to multiple media outlets. The graphic police bodycam footage shows the final moments of the father of seven after he was shot by a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer on Sept. 20 […]

Bishop T.D. Jakes was in our city yesterday to tape an upcoming episode for The T.D. Jakes Show that will focus in on recent shooting incidences in both Charlotte and Tulsa, OK. Jakes visited the neighborhood off Old Concord Road where Keith Scott was shot and killed by police and spoke with Urban League president Patrick Graham.  The episode “Conversation […]

Charlotte and Mecklenburg County leaders held a press conference this morning to provide details of the events happening in the past 48 hours in Charlotte. Mayor Jennifer Roberts asked again for peaceful protests and for the community to come together to find a peaceful resolution. Police Chief Kerr Putney said there were 45 arrests and […]