News Quiz: Test your knowledge of this week’s Charlotte news


Happy Saturday, QCity Metro readers!

How well did you follow the news in Charlotte this week? Last week’s average score was 70%, slightly improving from the week before.

Score 90% and we’ll enter your name in our weekly drawing to win a $25 gift card.

Meanwhile, let me know what you think of our quiz. Drop me an email at quizmaven@qcitymetro.com.

NEWS & BUZZ

QCity Metro reported this week on a new podcast that spotlights the creative side of University City. What is the name of that podcast?

HBCU NEWS

On Monday, Johnson C. Smith University announced a $5.7 million grant from the federal government. How will the money be spent?

NEWS & BUZZ

On Tuesday, Charlotte Hornets basketball players Bryce McGowens and Nick Richards worked with 16 students from Charlotte Lab School to make _____ that illustrate Black history.

PEOPLE

QCity Metro this week shared the story of Jessica Williams, a media personality and Power-98 radio host. In her “A Letter to My Younger Self,” Williams wrote about overcoming what?

BLACK HISTORY

Each Thursday in February, guests at Archive CLT, a Black-owned coffee shop on Beatties Ford Road, can hear the experiences of community members and uncover little-known Charlotte history. Ken Koontz, a community historian and trailblazer in local news, recently spoke about his years at WBTV, where he was the station’s first Black _____?

CMS

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools officially began its search for a new superintendent when the school board approved a contract with an Illinois search firm. The person selected will be the district’s seventh superintendent since 2012. True or false?

THE GREAT 28

Qcitymetro’s “The Great 28” recognized former Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis and his wife Kelly Davis. The Davises have given more than $200,000 in scholarships to graduates of his youth leadership academy. Last November they opened Ten58, an uptown sports bar. What inspired the name for the sports bar?

ARTS & CULTURE

The “Men of Change” Black history exhibition will come to life on Feb. 19 through a dance performance. What dance style will be showcased?

FASHION

The red jumpsuit worn by actress Sheryl Lee Ralph when she sang “Lift Every Voice” at Super Bowl LVII was designed by N.C. native Charles Elliott Harbison, who grew up in the town of _____?

WEST END

A McCrorey Heights home owned by Mayor Vi Lyles was demolished this week to make room for a new one. Angry neighbors said the house was historic and wanted to save it. What name was the house known by?

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