Archive for February 2009

The Generational Effects of Urban Renewal

Dr. Mindy Fullilove, professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University, and author of “Root Shock.” By Johnnie Grant Where were you when the flood waters Read more »

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Andrea Clarke: A Lifestyle Different From My Own

Andrea Clarke, local photojournalist and playwright. by Margaret Abruzzi Andrea Clarke came south from Cambridge Massachusetts in 1965 to discover her family roots. She lived Read more »

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Pioneers of Asheville

Upper Right: John Darity, owner of Darity Cab Co., (at far left), stands with his fleet of Plymouth Coupé cabs, and drivers. This photo was Read more »

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Urban Renewal – Eminent Domain Progress in the Making: A Closer Look

W.C. Reid Center in Asheville may have a new home in the foreseeable future. Photo: Urban News.  By Sarah Williams What is urban renewal? Typically, Read more »

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Field Notes: ReStorying a Community

Doing field work on Burton Street during the UNCA and YMI ReStorying Community Workshop. Left to right: Madeline McKeller, Dr. Ken Betsalel, Karen VanEman, Nicholas Read more »

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Latino Issue Forum

by Victoria Rose El Pueblo, Inc., in collaboration with the Latin American Coalition, will host the 14th Latino Issues Forum in Charlotte, NC. “Where do Read more »

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Johnson Signs With Winston-Salem State

Tanya (left) and Abe Johnson (right) support their son, Sam Johnson, as he signs a letter of intent to attend Winston-Salem State University. Staff reports Read more »

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New Mentoring Program Designed to Enhance Minority Male Student Success

Staff reports Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College received a $30,000 grant from the North Carolina Community College System to enhance minority male student success. Dr. Joseph Read more »

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Science Enrichment Preparation Program For Rising College Sophomores and Juniors

About the SEP Program SEP Program is an eight-week, honors-level academic enrichment program for disadvantaged undergraduate students (rising sophomores and juniors) who seek admissions into Read more »

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2009 Summer Math, Science, and Technology Institute

The Appalachian Regional Commission is pleased to announce that it is collaborating with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the Read more »

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