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The Voice of the Black Community

Black community sees Charlotte as glimmering, fake Oz

A very different Charlotte came into the spotlight in the past few days.

Charlotte chief: Family will watch police video of shooting

Police spray tear gas on protesters in Charlotte.

Movie Review: The Magnificent 7

Denzel Washington as bounty hunter Sam Chisolm.

Conference play begins for area teams

N.C. Central's Carl Jones (right) celebrates a touchdown.


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Iíll never leave my Republican Party

With less than seven weeks to go before one of the most historic elections in our nation’s history, and when the GOP needs all the help it can get reaching

To all who decided to open accounts in black banks

As president of the National Bankers Association, whose members include many of the black-owned banks that received and are still receiving an unprecedented level

Upcoming Events

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Cataract Seminar

Register for the Free Cataract Seminar featuring


Pepper Festival

The 9th Annual Pepper Festival, one of the


Donation Blitz

For an entire business day,10 a.m.-6 p.m., the

Latest News

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Denzel reunites with director in Kurosawa Classic

The Magnificent Seven ••• stars Directed by the legendary Akira Kurosawa in

Durham dedicates veteransí apartment complex

DURHAM – Following a two-year effort led by Mayor William V. “Bill” Bell to

Black community sees Charlotte as glimmering, fake Oz

CHARLOTTE – To much of the world, Charlotte is the Queen City – a gleaming downtown,