Archive for January 2009

Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast, Saturday, January 17, 2009 The Asheville-Buncombe County Martin Luther King, Jr. Association will observe the 80th birthday of the Read more »

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend Events

The Asheville-Buncombe County Martin Luther King, Jr. Association, will observe the 80th birthday of the civil rights leader with a series of events from Thursday, Read more »

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Left Behind

Teaching, guiding and nurturing students to become the best person they can be is not idealistic, it is realistically necessary. The “No Child Left Behind Read more »

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Planes, Trains, and Automobiles – The BIG Bailouts

America is in crisis. The world is in crisis. We are in a holding pattern, and who knows what will happen next? Not the economists. Read more »

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The Struggle for ‘Home’

Predatory Lending. An estimated six-and-a-half million foreclosures are expected as a result of this economic disaster. Already 10,000 people a week are losing their homes. Read more »

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Photo Exhibit Brings Asheville to Life

Children of the East End Community. Photo by Kent Washburn courtesy of the Asheville Art Museum. by Moe White The YMI Cultural Center’s exhibit “That’s Read more »

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I-26 Connector May Affect West Asheville Community

Alternative 4-B I-26 Connector May Affect West Asheville Community The I-26 connector is slated to join “Malfunction Junction” corridor in West Asheville to downtown Asheville. Read more »

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Asheville’s Master Plan: What Do Local African Americans Want?

The Block in 1958.  Photo: YMI Archives Many meetings have been held in Asheville that center around Asheville’s Master Plan, a plan to revitalize the Read more »

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Killing Me Softly with His Song

SouthernSilk Duo – JoAnn & Tony Kemp. Photo by Bob Pazden @ BobPazden.com She said he had a smile — and it was love at, Read more »

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‘The Glory Road’

“Glory Road” cast members sing praises.  Photo by U.N.I.T.Y Productions U.N.I.T.Y. Productions will present a gospel musical, “The Glory Road,” at the the Lipinsky Auditorium Read more »

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