Author LaShunda Smith to Host Book Signing of her Motivational Book “I Double Dare You to Dream”

Lashunda Smith

August 15, 2014 – Asheville, NC- Lashunda Smith will be hosting a book signing for her first book “I Double Dare You to Dream” August Read more »

Job Opening: Video and Computer Lab Manager

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UNCA Video and Computer Lab Manager This position is responsible for oversight and management of the software used to support video production education in the Read more »

Mountain Moral Monday: The People Speak Out

Dr. Barber addressed the crowd of more than 6,000, calling for “Love not hate, hope not despair, acceptance not exclusion.”  Photo: Renato Rotolo/Urban News

by Moe White When Reverend Dr. William Barber, president of the NAACP of North Carolina, came to town for the second annual Mountain Moral Monday, Read more »

Moral Voices

McKay Sharpe, a Mars Hill University student from Columbia SC, is the founder and president of the university’s NAACP chapter.  Photo: Urban News

“What made me start that chapter was the attack on student voting rights and women’s health rights. We went to see our state representative, Michelle Read more »

Grant Named Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Asheville

Mary K. Grant has years of academic and leadership experience.

CHAPEL HILL, NC – Mary K. Grant, president of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts since 2002, has been elected chancellor of the University of Read more »

America’s Africa and Black Cultural Identity

Marcus L. Harvey is the Assistant Professor of 
Religious Studies at UNC Asheville.

By Marcus L. Harvey, PhD The black American community’s sense of cultural identity is profoundly fragmented. This fragmentation is rooted in an acute psychological revulsion Read more »

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