2017 January/February Issue

At the Helm of Health Care: Meet the New Head at CHS

  By Angela Lindsay Embracing challenge is nothing new for Eugene A. Woods. He’s fluent in Spanish, is an accomplished guitar player and climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro several years ago. His latest challenge? Bringing 24 years of health care leadership experience to Carolinas HealthCare System as its new president and chief executive officer.…
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Kevin Powell: Fear must be turned into action

By Glenn Burkins November 16, 2016 Author and social commentator Kevin Powell talks with parents at Charlotte Country Day School, Nov. 16, 2016. (Photo: Qcitymetro) While some voters stared in stunned disbelief following the election of Donald Trump as president, Kevin Powell, an author and social commentator, said the events of Nov.…
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The Rundown – Thursday, October 6 – Sunday, October 9

By: Shawn D. Allison, II People, the weekend is here so it’s time to let lose, have some fun and make a difference in Charlotte! From movie screenings, to jazz, to theatre, to spoken word there is something for everyone! However, if you want the scoop of where I’ll be kickin’ it this weekend, just check out my “Hot List” below, ya dig?…
2016 Charlotte Multicultural Resource Magazine

AFS Intercultural Programs USA: Crossing Classrooms, Crossing Cultures

By Angela Lindsay Learning doesn’t always happen in a single classroom. In fact, some of the most important lessons are learned in different and unexpected environments. AFS Intercultural Programs USA (formerly the American Field Service) gives students the opportunity to not only expand their academic knowledge; it also provides intercultural learning experiences that bring global cultures together by helping students connect, transforming the lives of thousands of students, families and individuals every year.…
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The Rundown: Things to do Thursday, April 28 – Sunday, May 1

By Shawn Allison Hey Queen City!  This weekend is scheduled to have some absolutely GREAT weather.  And what goes with great weather?  A LOT OF GREAT EVENTS.  So everyone get ready for The Weekend Rundown of get-downs around Crown Town.   THURSDAY, April 28 Brothers & Sisters, where will you connect with your next customer or client, vendor or partner? …