Archive for February 2013

Day of Resistance Rally Held Downtown Asheville

Downtown Pack Square in Asheville was at the heart of a Day of Resistance as local advocates and  organizers across the county gathered to protest Read more »

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Senator Hagan Talks to Urban News

In an exclusive interview with North Carolina’s Democratic Senator Kay Hagan, The Urban News learned first-hand the difficulty of getting things done in Washington, as Read more »

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SCORE in ACTION!

As we think about the coming springtime, many of us make resolutions, set goals, and begin to move toward implementing our vision. And one truism Read more »

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Chatting with Cathy: Change, Trickery, or Deceit?

by Cathy James I never believed the myth long propagated by men that their women tricked them when they were dating. Changed, maybe? Change can Read more »

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Child by Tiger

Continuing the Conversation with Dr. Darin Waters and the Communities of Asheville Strong public response to last November’s “The Child by Tiger” discussion programs, led Read more »

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Asheville and Raleigh Sister Cities Gain International Connection

Delegates from NC form an intenational partnership to help the Women’s Clinic in Osogbo, Nigeria. Once again, Asheville is engaged in helping our African Sister Read more »

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Diversity Study Finds Economic Disparities Rising in NC Schools

Segregation in schools appears to be increasing in the South, and in North Carolina. This is the most pressing civil rights issues of our time. Read more »

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Steps to Academic Achievement

Two brothers born one year apart. Two distinct career paths with one common goal. Two different personalities with one common bond. Jerome and Timothy Hughes Read more »

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With “All Deliberate Speed” on Exhibit at the YMI Cultural Center

The YMI Cultural Center is hosting “With All Deliberate Speed: Desegregation in Buncombe County” Feb. 1-28 as part of the observance of Black History Month. Read more »

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Celebration Honoring Curley W. Johnson, Jr.

The Asheville community recently gathered in honor of Mr. Curley W. Johnson, Jr., as he celebrated his 90th birthday. A proclamation naming January 27, 2013 Read more »

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