Archive for October 2011

The State of Black Asheville

Dr. Dollie Mullen and Dr. Dwight Mullen listen to the audiences’ concerns during the meeting. Photo: Renato Rotolo/Urban News   by Johnnie Grant Members of Read more »

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Occupy Wall Street, Asheville – a Grassroots Initiative

Photo: Urban News   Staff Reports The Occupy Wall Street movement has gained momentum across the country, capturing the passion of millions of Americans who have Read more »

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Asheville Living Treasures Announces Three Honorees for Fall 2011

Former state representative Marie Colton. Photo: Urban News   Staff Reports Asheville Living Treasures has named three laureates for its fall ceremony, which will recognize Read more »

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Special Events Recognize the 50th Anniversary of the Desegregation of Pack Memorial Library

Members of ASCORE present (l-r): Jesse Ray, Al Whitesides, Willette Burton, Millus Turman, Viola Jones Spells, William Young, Sandra Burton Hughes, Oralene Graves Simmons, Marvin Read more »

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Soumitra Lahiri to Perform Indian Classical Music

Award-winning sitar player Soumitra Lahiri     Staff Reports Award-winning sitar player Soumitra Lahiri and tabla player Samir Chatterjee will perform together in concert at Read more »

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AME Zion Members Experience the Power of James Weldon Johnson’s God’s Trombones

Prayer Leader Woman, Janice P. Horton, and Rev. Dr. Lamont Freeman Foster, pastor of Goode’s Temple AME Zion Church Strawberry Plains, Tennessee. Photo: Janice Horton Read more »

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Painting the Town Pink – Celebrating Breast Cancer Survivors

Photos: Urban News   by Johnnie Grant The spirit of awareness for those fighting cancer and those fighting for the cause spreads well past the Read more »

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A Couple of Things

Dr. Errington Thompson is a critical care trauma surgeon, author, and talk show host. Listen to the Errington Thompson Show, available through Podcast and download Read more »

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Songs, Movies & Moments: October 2011

  Kanye West     By T.J. Moore After toying and flirting with the idea of launching a fashion line, Kanye West’s concept became reality Read more »

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Erin Jackson, Stand-Up Comedian

Stand-up comedian Erin Jackson. Photo: Roy Cox   Staff Reports Stand-up comedian Erin Jackson performs October 21 and 22 at the Altamont Theater. Since first Read more »

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