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NAREB Brings Black Wealth Tour Event to Charlotte

The National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) National Black Wealth Tour will hold its Charlotte Crown Community Day on Saturday, March 2, starting at 9 a.m. at Charlotte Convention Center, 501 S. College St., Charlotte, NC 28202. The event, including festive youth activities, will help empower the city’s Black communities with steps towards homeownership, property investment, credit building, and other wealth-building opportunities. …
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Exploring Oklahoma City – Photos

Oklahoma City Museum of Art – Raven and the Box of Daylight Exhibit Oklahoma State Capitol Oklahoma Black Museum & Performing Arts Center Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum Greenwood Rising Black Wall St. History Center…
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CMS Athletic Director Ericia Turner’s Game Plan for Success

By Angela Lindsay Ericia Turner became the first Black woman to be named executive director of athletics for Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools in August 2021, following the retirement of Sue Doran. It isn’t a position she sought out, but ultimately, she wanted to utilize her passion for sports and education to “enhance athletic programs and provide opportunities for student athletes to excel both on and off the field.” …
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Writers Share Personal Stories About Their Mothers in New Anthology

By Alicia Benjamin We are proud to announce that one of our regular freelance writers, Angela Haigler, has recently published a collection of essays by women writers who share intimate stories about their mothers. The anthology, “Mama Stories: Gifts From Our Mothers,” includes essays by 13 writers, including Haigler, that recall memories and reflections of their relationships with their mothers.…
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Community Building Initiative CEO Advocates for More Opportunity, Equity and Justice in Charlotte

By Ryan Kouame Intersectional educator, facilitator, nonprofit leader and fierce advocate for justice, Janeen Bryant, is helping build and advocate for more opportunity, equity and justice through her work as executive director of Community Building Initiative (CBI) in Charlotte. A tireless advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion, Bryant has a wealth of experience, spanning more than 20 years, five countries, two degrees, and several  areas of expertise that help her lead CBI with diligence, insight and compassion.…
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Homecoming: JCSU President Dr. Valerie Kinloch Returns to Her Roots

By Brenda Porter-RockwellHome is the place you return to after an absence. It’s where you start your journey. Of course, there’s no place like home, and home is where the heart is. For Dr. Valerie Kinloch, a Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) class of 1996 alumna, returning home as the University’s 15th President, her return to the school last summer was a “true honor.”…
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The Palm Charlotte – Practice Blog Post

Anglea Lindsay Returned to an old faithful spot last night. Same rock star service. Same classic vibe. Same delicious dishes and a few new ones. Pics below aren’t great but the food was. I’m still stuffed. Our waitress Amber was on point and our sweet waiter from Belarus regaled us with tales of his experiences to and in the U.S.…
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Q&A with Cathy Bessant President and CEO of Foundation For The Carolinas

Q&A with Cathy Bessant, President and CEO of Foundation For The Carolinas By Dee Dixon Pride Magazine publisher Dee Dixon asked Cathy Bessant, president and CEO of Foundation For The Carolinas some pointed questions about what it’s like to lead such a powerful philanthropic nonprofit community foundation that serves multiple counties in North and South Carolina.…