Archive for July 2007

A Campaign of Hope

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Let Asheville Vote

  Councilmember’s Carl Mumpower, former Mayor Leni Sitnick, and Jan Davis spoke at the event. “Never, ever, ever, deny people of good heart who want Read more »

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World Changers lending hand to West Riverside neighborhoods

Scott Reimick (left), project coordinator for World Changers, and Zanie Davidson of the Burton Street Neighborhood Association talk with homeowner Dorethea Lee (seated) whose home Read more »

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Chase of an African-American Couple Ends at Police Station

By Staff Reports Oxford, NC – Claims of a racially motivated crime in the Oxford community have some residents in shock. All parties, including the Read more »

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In The Garden: Planting a Seed

My love for “Portable Container Gardening” began as a youngster during my summer in the South. By Veronica Manlove-Price Summer breaks from school in Westchester Read more »

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The U.S. Navel Sea Cadets Want You!

Cadet Michael Burke, and Mayor Terry Bellamy at the Army Reserve Center in Asheville during the yearly inspection. The Naval Sea Cadet Corps is a Read more »

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Youth at Jazz Fundraising Event

Tomato Jam and Ultimate Ice Cream to create new menu items in support of Youth at Jazz. During the month of August, The Ultimate Ice Read more »

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Does Racism Make Us Sick?

“Internalized” racism affects educational opportunity, contributes to poor nutrition, limits access to exercise and medical care. The 13th Annual Summer Public Health Research Institute and Read more »

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The Urban News Career Fair

By Adam Hillberry Frankie Batten, Director of the Western North Carolina division for Progress Energy talks with one of the many career fair attendants. Photo Read more »

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Court Ruling on Race Not a Death Knell For School Excellence

Civil rights organizations and the top Democratic presidential candidates lambasted the Supreme Court’s narrow ruling that jettisoned the racial balance plans in the Louisville and Read more »

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