The Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists (CAABJ) is an affiliate chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), a nonprofit organization focused on establishing strong ties among African-Americans working in the media and expanding and balancing the media's coverage of the African-American community and experience.

July 27, 2015

Thomasboro Academy "School Supplies Drive"

New Growth Hair Magazine and CAABJ 
Thomasboro Academy 

"School Supplies Drive"

The School Supplies Drive started July 20th. The collection will end August 21st. Supplies will be delivered to the students on Monday, August 24, 2015

Why Thomasboro Academy?

Thomasboro Academy, a Charlotte Mecklenburg School with one of the highest documented number of homeless families.  Thomasboro Academy serves students grades K-8 who are facing serious financial challenges. 

Top Five Need Items

Backpacks (grades K-8) 

One Subject Notebook (wide-ruled) & Composition Notebooks


Glue Stick



We are seeking additional barbers to volunteer to cut the students hair. If you know of any professional barbers, we would love to have them to be a part of this community event. 
Contact person, Tina (704) 363-5420

Snap, Post and  Tweet 

As you are collecting supplies, we are asking everyone to snap, post and tweet a photo. Let's get everyone involved in the community effort. Use #CAABJ on all social media platforms.

July 26, 2015

CAABJ 2015 Summer Madness Cookout

Come join us...

Saturday, August 1, 2015

2:00 pm - 7:00 pm 

Berewick Manor House

6625 Berewick Commons Parkway

Charlotte, North Carolina 28278

 Join CAABJ as we fellowship, eat delicious food, play card games and win door prize at our private manor house.

 CAABJ & TABJ Paid Members


Non- Members / Guest

Here's a little something to get you in the summer madness mood. 

The Fresh Prince and DJ Jazzy Jeff - "Summertime".

See you there!

July 13, 2015

Annual "Bowling with the Journalists"

CAABJ presents

Annual "Bowling with the Journalists"

Friday, July 17, 2015
 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
AMF University Lanes - 5900 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC

It's a lot of fun each year, and serves as a fundraiser for our CAABJ College Scholarship. Members of the media and the general public are invited to come out, mix and mingle, bowl, and have fun in supporting of a great cause. 

Free Admission- Paid CAABJ members
  $20 for Non-Members  / Guest 

(Includes bowling and shoes)
Would you like to join Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists? Click here 
Please fill out our "CAABJ Online Profile Sheet and Application" for membership --  Click Here

July 9, 2015

Note from CAABJ Executive Board

Courtesy: ABC News


CAABJ Members and Community Friends,

We are watching history uncover in the state of South Carolina.

If you're heading to Columbia to cover the removal of the Confederate Flag, please take pictures and post them on our Facebook wall or tag us on Twitter. Don't forget to use our CAABJ and NABJ hashtags - #CAABJ #NABJ

We want to see you in action - let's document our coverage of this historical event! 
CAABJ Executive Board