Archive for September 2013

Hagan Takes Action to Clear Backlog at Winston-Salem VA Office

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Kay Hagan (NC) announced on September 17th that she has sent letters to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Veterans Affairs Read more »

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A Community Looking for Answers

Community Leaders Talk and Listen to the Public While most activists and media were paying attention to the legislative shenanigans in Raleigh this summer, and Read more »

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What To Do If Stopped By Police

Here is advice from Asheville Police Chief William Anderson about what to do if stopped by police. There is a high probability you will have Read more »

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Homes Featured During West Asheville Garden Stroll

The fifth annual West Asheville Garden Stroll will be held Saturday, September 14, 2013. The theme, “Play in the Garden,” will be highlighted during family-friendly Read more »

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Cornel West to Speak at UNC Asheville

Cornel West, author of Race Matters and Democracy Matters, will discuss the role of race, gender, and class in American society in a public lecture Read more »

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Carl Sandburg Home to Host Naturalization Ceremony on Citizenship Day

Twenty-five candidates will become new citizens during a ceremony at the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site amphitheater in Flat Rock on Tuesday, September 17 Read more »

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Anderson Rosenwald School Project

On Sept. 1, 2013, the Anderson Rosenwald School Project Planning Committee opened the historic building in Mars Hill for donors, supporters, and alumni to see Read more »

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Minority Enterprise Development Committee Celebrates 30 Years

In 1982, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week to recognize the outstanding achievements of minority businesses and honor corporations and financial Read more »

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Songs, Movies & Moments: September 2013

A Look at Entertainment by T.J. Moore NBA MVP LeBron James is planning to take his talents from South Beach to California with a new Read more »

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Let’s Not Get Distracted

by Errington C. Thompson, MD Over the past several weeks, the mainstream media has been fixated on Syria. CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, ABC news, CBS Read more »

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