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A Life of Service and Gratitude

By Steffi Travis When you first meet Unetta Moore, there is instant camaraderie. She possesses an infectious smile and humble, inviting demeanor. Her hearty laugh shows her keen sense of humor and ability to dissolve tension. She describes herself as a perceptive “people-person” who is happiest when helping others to thrive and reach their potential.…

Math Tutoring with Heart

By Eren Simpson   A Charlotte nonprofit is helping to bolster area math scores 30 minutes at a time, with a whole lot of heart and help from volunteer tutors. Heart Math Tutoring was built from a partnership between Social Venture Partners (SVP) Charlotte, Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools and Communities in Schools, after identifying a need for willing volunteers to help struggling students after rigorous testing standards were introduced in 2013.…

MINT TO MOVE CULTURAL DANCE NIGHT

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WHEN: SATURDAY, SEP 15, 2018 (celebrating the Mint’s Grand Re-Opening and Latin American Heritage Month) 7:00PM – 11:30PM WHERE: Mint Museum Uptown at Levine Center for the Arts, 500 South Tryon Street COST: ADMISSION: $13 / $9.75 MINT MEMBERS; $1 OFF General Admission before 9 PM Mint to Move Cultural Dance Night began at Mint Museum Uptown in 2012 to reflect the region’s diverse and inclusive commUNITY through music, dancing, visual art, and cultural appreciation.…

The Rundown: Things to Do Friday, November 16 – Sunday, November 18

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By Shawn D. Allison, II Greetings everyone! It has been a long, cold and rainy week but Shawn Allison shares all the places you’ll wanna be in the Queen City. the clouds have lifted because the weekend is finally here! There’s lots to do out here and before we jump into the family festivities next week, here’s a few goodies to feast upon!…

The Rundown: Things to Do September 20 – September 23

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By Shawn D. Allison, II Greetings family! Last week was unfortunate due to the effects of Hurricane Florence, but here we are with sunny skies, warm weather and a NEW season! Fall is here and yours truly, The Black Ferris Bueller has got some dopeness lined up to kick off the Autumn Equinox!…

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.…

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!…
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