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The Rundown: Things to do Thursday, February 14 – Sunday, February 17

By Shawn D. Allison, II   Greetings Brothers and Sisters! The wait is finally over – NBA All-Star Shawn Allison shares all the places you’ll wanna be in the Queen City.  Weekend 2019 has arrived in the Queen City! There is LOTS to do this weekend, however on this list, I decided to focus on local events, businesses and services guaranteed to give you a true taste of Charlotte experience!…

McCrorey Heights: The Neighborhood that Shaped Charlotte

  By Tonya Jameson Tom Hanchett is supposed to be retired, but the longtime Charlotte historian keeps finding stories to tell. At the moment, he’s set his attention on the historic McCrorey Heights neighborhood in west Charlotte. The interstates and urban renewal decimated most of Charlotte thriving Black communities, in the name of progress and at the expense of Black livelihood.…

Aging In Place, More Than Just Home Repairs

By Kayla Becoats We’ve all seen the commercials. In fact, the thought of our grandparents and even parents being helpless and alone in their homes is terrifying. Even if aging isn’t a top priority for the majority of people in the United States, for 47.8 million Americans age 65 and older, it’s a reality.…

A Force to Be Reckoned With – Nellie Ashford

By Eddie Bell The joyous expression that flashed across Nellie Ashford’s serene brown face as she recounted the tale of her first art exhibit at the Actor’s Theater in Louisville brightened her rented Little Rock Road studio. She’d left the theater with a sealed envelope and no mention of her achievement, which she learned of only after the 12-hour drive back to Charlotte.…
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