A game played by Livingstone College in Salisbury and Biddle University in Charlotte — now Johnson C. Smith University — was the first football game between black colleges in United States history.
For new residents and natives alike, the best way to get to know our state isn’t a book or brochure, but an evening at Charlotte’s Levine Museum.
Whether their team is winning or losing, marching bands at historically black colleges keep the fans on their feet.
Before it was a financial center, a boomtown, a skyscraper city, Charlotte was a quiet collection of churches and cotton mills. All of that changed during World War I, when the city played host to a military training camp.
It’s a simple gift: to teach someone to play an instrument. But inside her west Charlotte home, Clara Jones gives instruction that goes beyond the music.