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 9, 2009

Charlotte Chamber’s BPN Hosts Jazz on the Roof

The Charlotte Chamber’s Black Professionals Network (BPN) will host its annual Jazz on the Roof event on Wednesday, July 15 at the Pavilion at EpiCentre, 210 E. Trade St.

Scene from last year's Jazz on the Roof event.

Warren Ballentine, CNN commentator and Radio One host, will be a special featured guest and will sign copies of his new book, The Truth About Black and White: Practical Guide to Money and Race Relations in the 21st Century. His radio program, The Warren Ballentine Show, is syndicated in 20 markets and can be heard in Charlotte on 92.7 FM, WQNC.

Jazz on the Roof will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. and will include networking, food, drinks, and live jazz from the band Uniq Blend. Tickets are $20 if picked up at the Chamber, $21 if purchased online at, and $25 at the door the day of the event. The event is open to the public.

Click here to learn more about the Charlotte Chamber’s Black Professionals Network.

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