Archive for April 2006

UNC Asheville to Host Performance of Traditional Chinese Lion Dance

Asian-Pacific Islander American Heritage Month UNC Asheville will host a performance of a traditional Chinese lion dance by Tai Yim\’s Kung Fu Dragon Dancers at 12:30 Read more »

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>> Coming Attractions

 Your Letters to the Editor In…. “Back Talk” We invite your comments ! Email us: BackTalk@TheUrbanNews.com

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N C Surpreme Court Associate Justice Visits Asheville

by Don C. Locke North Carolina Supreme Court Associate Justice Patricia Timmons-Goodson recently visited Asheville as a part of her statewide campaign for election to the Court. The Read more »

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Wal-Mart Withdraws from West Asheville Site

by Cathy Holt (L-R) Jill Rias, Gustavo Silva, Paula Foggo, Chris Malcolm.Photo by Cathryn Shaffer Just hours before the City Council meeting which would decide Read more »

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April is Autism Awareness and Child Abuse Awareness Month

Autism effects each individual differently and at varying degrees ‚Äî this is why early diagnosis is so crucial. By learning the signs, a child can Read more »

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Arthritis

Chapel Hill, NCThe University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Stanford University are actively recruiting African American adults for a study of the self-management Read more »

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National Leaders Mobilize to Help Seniors

Washington, DC First Row (Left to Right): James Whittico, M.D.; Lucille Perez, M.D.; Wellington Webb, Former Denver Mayor; Marie Smith, AARP President; Sandra L. Gadson, Read more »

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First Annual Faith and Cultural Empowerment Seminar

April 29 — 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sponsored by The Asheville-Buncombe Institute of Parity Achievement.Hill Street Missionary Baptist Church, 135 Hill Street, Asheville, NC. For Read more »

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Are You The Chosen One?

by Reverend Scott Rogers ABCCM Executive Director Scott Rogers admires the artwork of Cintha Vachon, a displaced artist and ABCCM women\’s shelterresident who enjoys painting Read more »

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A Lifelong Activist: Isaac Coleman

by Cathy Holt Isaac ColemanPhoto by Cathryn Shaffer Isaac Coleman is one of those soft-spoken activists who seem to show up everywhere-canvassing for city council Read more »

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