Community Conversation

  CMS Board Chair says district won’t be silent concerning racist letters

24 hours after a racist letter was sent targeting Charlotte Mecklenburg School (CMS) new superintendent Earnest Winston -who is African American - school board chair Mary McCray is not taking this lightly.

  Is new coffee shop in Indian Land causing a ‘coffee war’?

  New YBLA Leaders Want to take Organization Nationwide

  CMS Board Chair responds to selection of new Superintendent and criticism

  Amateur Charlotte Tennis Tournament promotes sport and court play

  CEO of Urban League of Central Carolinas talks about economic mobility

  What CMS is getting out of hiring a PR firm

Continued Coverage

  Community Conversation with Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio

  Fifth Third Bank helps small businesses get a piece of the ‘billion-dollar pie’

  Charlotte Mecklenburg School District Stopped Fingerprinting for a Year

  Black Enterprise Leadership Conference inspiring entrepreneurs in Charlotte

Excelsior Club now under contract

  Tuesday Morning Breakfast Forum discusses future of Eastland Mall site

  Youth Offenders in Mecklenburg County Jail Get to See Daylight

Young offenders locked up at Detention Center North are now allowed to go outside three times a week for two hours to play football, corn-hole, soccer, badminton and volleyball.

  The Excelsior Club gets referred to city’s Economic and Development Committee

Monday, Charlotte City Council unanimously referred The Excelsior Club to the city's Economic and Development Committee. At -Large City Councilman James Mitchell is the chair. He will instruct city staff to see how much money it will take to bring the building back up to code.

  Time is running out to save Charlotte’s historic Excelsior Club

Time is running out for the Excelsior Club located in West Charlotte. It is the first black club in Charlotte, NC. It opened in 1944 and closed its doors in 2016. There was a one year moratorium set from demolishing the historic landmark.

  Two Pastors united by hate crime, come together to talk about race

The two churches began their mission to do their part to help tear down the walls of racism. The pastors believe this was God's assignment for them.

  Diversity and Inclusion Team now part of District Attorney’s Office

  WBTV Community Conversation: Reading, Writing, and Race

  Charlotte ministers react to video of fatal officer-involved shooting

  Charlotte woman goes from homeless to author

  First responders open up about need for more diversity in the workplace

  Charlotte Fire Chief discusses goals ahead of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Conference

  Local churches step up to tackle Affordable Housing

Some local churches are stepping up to help Charlotte's affordable housing problem. It is estimated about 24,000 homes are needed to assist people who are desperately seeking affordable housing.

  Charlotte radio stations silencing R. Kelly after documentary series

The recent documentary series about musical artist R. Kelly and his alleged inappropriate relationships with girls has hit a chord with the Charlotte radio community. Radio stations have decided to pull R. Kelly's music.

  Bennett College shatters goal and raises $8.2 million to keep it’s accreditation

Through donations from the community, local and national companies, and former and current students, Bennett College not only reached their goal but shattered it.

  WBTV Community Conversation: Black Boys and the Promised Land

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. believed the Promised Land is a place that offers a quality education, economic mobility, and a place where people could pursue their dreams.