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Too Much of a Good Thing… Children, Technology and Wellness  

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By Shavonda Bean There’s no escaping the age of technology, the ease it offers our lives and the access it provides to the world around us. With advancements in technology, we now have new approaches to health care and treatment, new modalities for learning and skill development, and tech has drastically changed the economic capacity of many industries.…

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By: Shawn D. Allison, II   Happy Thursday everyone! The sun is out and it is time to shine all the way through! There’s lots to do this weekend to close the month of June and starting July off with a bang!…

Let’s walk and explore the Queen City in May

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Charlotte’s neighborhoods have stories to tell – stories many residents have never heard. Charlotte City Walks offer a chance to hear those stories and learn more about the Queen City through free neighborhood tours in May. Some of the walks include: • A Neighborhood Through Artists’ Eyes – This tour of East Charlotte’s Plaza Shamrock and Country Club areas is led by artists with home studios in the neighborhood, including Yard Art Day founder Deborah Triplett; CATS Blue Line artists Susan Brenner and Sharon Dowell; studio artist Amy Sanders and glass artist Carmella Jarvi.…

Meet the Mayor: Vi Lyles

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By Angela Lindsay She did it. Last November, Vi Lyles became Charlotte’s first African-American female mayor after a hotly contested race—one which ended with a much more definitive defeat of her Republican opponent, Kenny Smith, than many residents and experts predicted.…

Learning Language for Fun

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By Eren Simpson Learning foreign languages is a family affair for Shylene Santiago and her eight children. When Santiago’s now 10-month-old was born, he was born with a heart condition. Because of his fragility, Santiago decided she needed to quit the workforce and stay home with her son, and find a way to work from home to continue to provide for her family financially.…

The Rundown: Things to Do Thursday, August 16 – Sunday, August 20

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By Shawn D. Allison, II What’s the word everyone? Happy Thursday to you all. We have zoomed through this week but now it’s time to cool out and relax with some fun in the sun this weekend! As always, your brother, The Black Ferris Bueller keeps you up to date of all the beats in the QC streets, and this weekend is looking really dope as always!…