Archive for May 2006

We Are One America:

  photo by Renato Rotolo By Cathy Holt On May first, historically a day when American workers demonstrated for the right to an 8-hour workday, Read more »

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CAN Holds Congress of Asheville Neighborhoods

By Cathy Holt Groups help define the essential elements of an ideal neighborhood. Residents of Shiloh (sporting blue Shiloh T-shirts), Haw Creek, Malvern Hills, Burton Read more »

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State of the Latino Community

BY CATHY HOLT Latino\’s issues are the same as many other people\’s issues, such as access to education and to health care.  Photo by Johnnie Read more »

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Is Minority Business Development Really an Economic Development Tool?

By Dr. Mel Gravely Minority business development has not been an economic development tool. At least not to the extent it could be. It has Read more »

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Is Minority Business Development Really an Economic Development Tool?

By Dr. Mel Gravely Minority business development has not been an economic development tool. At least not to the extent it could be. It has Read more »

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Elder Law Attorneys Provide Specialized Services

As they age, seniors, their families, and their caregivers face an array of potential problems, legal issues, and needs. By Cathie St. John-Ritzen As they Read more »

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NAACP Diversity Career and Health Fair

Participants as well as job seekers work the room during the fair. By Johnnie N. Grant In spite of the rain, spirits were high and Read more »

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Civil Rights Attorney and Noted Author Receive Honorary Degrees from UNC Asheville

Anne Ponder, UNCA’s sixth chancellor. By Urban News Staff At the UNCA Commencement Ceremony on May 13, Chancellor Anne Ponder will confer honorary doctoral degrees Read more »

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One of the Most Influential Black Men in America

In the April/May 2006 issue of Urban Influence Magazine, 21-year-old Farrah Gray, winner of The National Urban League Whitney M. Young, Jr. Entrepreneurship Award, was Read more »

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The Constant Reader –

By Claudette Upton Title: Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance Author: Barack Obama Category: Personal memoir Published: 1995, 2004  Publisher: Three Read more »

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