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The Rundown of Things to Do: Thursday, May 1 – Sunday, May 5

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By Shawn D. Allison, II  Shawn Allison shares all the places you’ll wanna be in the Queen City. What’s up everyone? The week is complete and now it’s time to make a few weekend rounds with “The Rundown!” There’s TONS to get into this weekend and with Cinco De Mayo in the lineup, things are sure to turn into a fiesta!…

The Rundown of Things to Do: Thursday, February 21 – Sunday, February 24

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By Shawn D. Allison, II What’s good family? Not this weather for sure! I know you all are still reeling from the energy of NBA All-Star last weekend, but guess what…there’s more dopeness goin’ down this weekend! There’s lots of Black History Month events for everyone to indulge in including networking and gaming events, cultural socials, documentary screenings and some truly funky music for you to dance to!…

The Rundown: Things To Do April 18- April 21

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By Shawn D. Allison, II  Shawn Allison shares all the places you’ll wanna be in the Queen City.   Salutations everyone! We have zoomed through this week and now it’s time to kick your shoes off and chill. There’s lot of relaxing and energetic digs to get into on The Rundown this week and as you all know, yours truly, The Black Ferris Bueller has got all the goods to lift you to a high place of euphoria!…

The Rundown: Things to Do Thursday, March 7 – Sunday, March 10

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By Shawn D. Allison, II Greetings to you all and Happy International Women’s Day! On behalf of PRIDE Magazine, I celebrate each and every woman out there doing their thing and making humanity better and more beautiful. And if you want to continue the celebration into the weekend, “The Rundown” has got all sorts of things for you to enjoy and radiate your heavenly glow wherever you go!…

McCrorey Heights: The Neighborhood that Shaped Charlotte

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  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.…