Archive for August 2013

EPA Recognizes Asheville Water Plants

ASHEVILLE – The City of Asheville water treatment plants at the North Fork and William DeBruhl reservoirs have been recognized for outstanding water quality by Read more »

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Rev. William Barber Brings Mountain Moral Monday to Asheville

When the North Carolina NAACP’s Moral Monday demonstrations moved to Asheville August 5, the event broke records both locally and statewide. View the slideshow >> Read more »

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Interview with Tim Moffitt

We interviewed Rep. Moffitt August 5 as he walked around the perimeter of the Moral Monday rally. “I came here as a local elected official Read more »

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Does Racism Still Exist?

by Dr. Don C. Locke What can be said about racism in 2013, a time of post-race conversations? In the Race Card Project, an online Read more »

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State of Black Asheville and Local Studies of Racial Disparities

By Dr. Dwight B. Mullen Does racism still exist? Of course it does—though it is important to specify the type of racism subject to examination. Read more »

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Race, Truth, and History: Reflections on the Zimmerman Trial

by Dr. Darin J. Waters In the aftermath of the George Zimmerman trial, African Americans are again expressing great frustration with the American justice system. Read more »

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Governor McCrory Signs Voter ID into Law

Raleigh, NC – On August 12 Governor Pat McCrory signed HB 589, commonly referred to as Voter Photo ID, into law. In his signing statement, Read more »

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Hacks v. H.A.K.s

by Moe White For decades North Carolina has been a nationally recognized leader in education, environmental protection, Southern race relations, broadening the voting franchise, and Read more »

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NAMI-WC Offers Free Class for Families of Mentally Ill

In any given year, one of 17 people will live with a severe and persistent mental illness. This figure is true for people living in Read more »

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Culinary Team Ranked Second in the Nation

The A-B Tech Community College culinary student team won second place and earned a silver medal July 25 at the American Culinary Federation (ACF) national Read more »

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