Breath Against This Fire: The Last Speech of Dr. Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

By Joe Elliott “Thundering on high Love was all I knew before I fell And now the shots of man Are buried inside myself I Read more »

Everybody’s Environment Family Fun Spring Festival

Front row (L-R): Deborah Miles, Leanna Joyner, Lindia Pearson. Back row: Dewanna Little, Lindsay Majer, Ericka Johnson, Angela Shepherd, Kana Miller, Sarah Nunez, Emma Greenbaum, Barbara Bryant, and Allison Williams.   Photo: Urban News

A Block Party with an Environmental Twist – Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 2 to 5 p.m. In honor of Earth Day and the YWCA’s Read more »

Dr. Pamela Baldwin Day Proclaimed in Asheville

(L-R) Reverend Dr. Keith Ogden, Dr. Pamela Baldwin, and Attorney David Gantt, Chairman of Buncombe County Commissioners.   Photo: Urban News

The City of Asheville and the County of Buncombe proclaimed March 29, 2015 Dr. Pamela Baldwin Day. On hand to present the proclamation was Buncombe Read more »

Stop the Violence Coalition of Asheville & Buncombe County

Clergy and community leaders from across Western North Carolina stand with Dr. Ogden 
in support of the “Stop the Violence” campaign.  Photo: Andrea Wright

by Andrea Wright – April marks the beginning of an aggressive “Stop the Violence” campaign in Buncombe County. An increase of gun violence since January Read more »

Save the Date: 10th Annual Black & White Gala

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Gala Raises Funds for the YWCA, Celebrates Stand Against Racism Come join us at this year’s Black & White Gala which will be held on Read more »

2015 Carl Sandburg Writer-in-Residence Announced

Lisa Lopez Snyder, 2015 Carl Sandburg Writer-in-Residence.

Tyrone Brandburg, Superintendent of Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, and Gregory Brown, President of the Friends of Carl Sandburg at Connemara, have announced that Read more »

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