The Levine-Sklut Judaic Library and Resource Center is a community library that considers itself the “Charlotte region’s center for Jewish knowledge.” The Charlotte Jewish Archives, a collection documenting the history of the Charlotte Jewish community, is maintained by the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Charlotte.
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture is named after Charlotte’s first African-American mayor. The website offers a detailed history, descriptions of programs, events and exhibitions, and information on visiting hours, admissions, and tours.
As of this writing, this group does not have a website, however they do meet the third Saturday of odd months at 9 a.m. at the following location:
Memorial Presbyterian Church
AfriGeneas is a helpful African-American ancestry research site, offering numerous resources, but it is not Mecklenburg specific.
The vision, as recorded on the welcome page of the site is “To find and document that last slaveholder and the first African in each family.”
A beginners guide is available at this page.