A epic weekend event started by Mosaic Live co-founders Tiffany Fant and Nakisa Glover, The Official Blackest Weekend Ever, held two private screenings for the Black Panther movie premiere on Friday and Saturday nights at Regal Cinemas Starlight 14. Weekend events included a Kickoff Coming to Wakanda Ceremony, One Stop Wakanda Shop, an after party at Morehead Tavern, and a Wakanda Wind Down Brunch. A portion of proceeds benefited several non profits, including The Males Place, Youth Hope International, and Aviation Camps of the Carolinas. The weekend experience celebrated the Black Panther movie as well as the Charlotte culture and community, and was a platform for beginning to address some of the issues of the community in a meaningful and impactful way.
Sara White, widow of NFL great Reggie White, with daughter Jecolia White and son Jeremy White, talk about the upcoming online auction sale of the family's Cornelius home built by Reggie White. $50,000 of the proceeds will be donated to the Reggie White Dream Sleep educational fund via the non-profit Urban Hope. Sara White is the widow of NFL Hall of Famer Reggie White, who died in Cornelius in 2004 at the age of 43. Sleep apnea was a contributing factor in his death, and for years, Sara has worked hard to raise awareness of the disorder.
The new chief executive officer of an embattled Charlotte area mental health agency is working to restore trust between management and employees and members.
Cardinal Innovations Healthcare’s new leader Trey Sutten has held town hall meetings, served breakfast at four Cardinal locations and even launched newsletters to connect him with the Medicaid patients who depend on Cardinal to coordinate care for their behavioral health needs, Cardinal employees, the health providers and lawmakers.
“We just have to do what we say we’re going to do, and do it over and over and over, and eventually I will earn folks’ trust,” Sutten said.
Clayton Jones, prosecuting attorney and Mike Kabakoff, defense attorney took turns addressing the jury on the first day of Tim Crumitie's trial for the 2016 shooting death of Michael Gretsinger and the wounding of Kimberly Cherry, Crumitie's former girlfriend. Both victim's were shot twice in the head.
The Welcoming Kickoff Lion Dance and Dragon Dance at Saturday's 21st annual Chinese New Year celebration marking the arrival of The Year of the Dog at The Peaceful Dragon, a martial arts school on Steele Creek Road. The event also featured Tai Chi and Kung Fu performances, Violin Virtuosos playing Chinese classics, Chinese dance performances by Little Lotus Dance Troupe and New Oasis Group, and yoga demonstrations.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Officer Daniel Flynn shot Charlie Shoupe after witnesses and police said, Shoupe charged at Officer Flynn with a knife on Friday, February 2, 2018. The shooting took place approximately 20-seconds after Officer Flynn arrived on the scene.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Officer Daniel Flynn shot Charlie Shoupe after witnesses and police said Shoupe charged at Officer Flynn with a knife on Friday, February 2, 2018. The shooting took place approximately 20-seconds after Officer Flynn arrived on the scene.