Archive for August 2014

Author LaShunda Smith to Host Book Signing of her Motivational Book “I Double Dare You to Dream”

August 15, 2014 – Asheville, NC– Lashunda Smith will be hosting a book signing for her first book “I Double Dare You to Dream” August Read more »

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Mountain Moral Monday: The People Speak Out

by Moe White When Reverend Dr. William Barber, president of the NAACP of North Carolina, came to town for the second annual Mountain Moral Monday, Read more »

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Moral Voices

“What made me start that chapter was the attack on student voting rights and women’s health rights. We went to see our state representative, Michelle Read more »

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Grant Named Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Asheville

CHAPEL HILL, NC – Mary K. Grant, president of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts since 2002, has been elected chancellor of the University of Read more »

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America’s Africa and Black Cultural Identity

By Marcus L. Harvey, PhD The black American community’s sense of cultural identity is profoundly fragmented. This fragmentation is rooted in an acute psychological revulsion Read more »

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Lamar Hylton Recognized

Dr. Lamar Hylton was recently honored and recognized by Reverend Dr. Keith Ogden and members of Hill Street Baptist Church during the church’s Men and Read more »

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Support Ujamaa, Support Health and Sustainability

by Thad Eckard “Ujamaa,” a Swahili word, might translate roughly as “personhood through one’s solidarity with the community.” Business partners Calvin Allen and Olufemi Lewis, Read more »

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Women’s Business Center of WNC Opens

by Johnnie Grant The Support Center (TSC), a not-for-profit small business lender and Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), announced the official launch of its Women’s Read more »

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South Pacific Culture is a Buzz at Noble Kava

Asheville’s kava bar on Eagle Street has roots stretching halfway around the world. Andrew Procyk, owner of Noble Kava, stays close to the kava farmers Read more »

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Elaine Beattie Chairs Business Administration at A-B Tech

Elaine Robinson Beattie has been named Chair of the Business Administration department at A-B Tech Community College, where she will bring more than 30 years Read more »

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