Archive for July 2015

Vote for Urban News to be included in Vance Monument Time Capsule

Final Days to Get in the Asheville Buncombe Time Capsule!       To vote, go to: www.surveymonkey.com/r/FDXTC87 Type “The Urban News” on the last Read more »

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Bobbi Kristina Brown Passes at Age 22

Staff reports Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, passed from this life on Sunday, July 26, at Peachtree Christian Hospice Read more »

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No Hate in the 828

  Friday, August 21, 2015 Saving Our Youth Rally takes place at the Wesley Grant Southside Center, 7pm. Free event featuring stellar award winning Pure Read more »

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Confederate Battle Flag Comes Down in South Carolina

Columbia, SC – Cheers could be heard for miles around as the Confederate battle flag was removed Friday, July 10, 2015 at 10 a.m., from Read more »

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South Carolina Legislature Moves to Take Down Confederate Flag

The debate was on-going and heated in the South Carolina House of Representatives. In a surprise vote shortly after 1 a.m. on Thursday, July 9, Read more »

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It’s Time for Us to Have a Modern, Post-Confederate, Constitution

by Dr. Henry Bain – South Carolina’s battle flag may soon come down from the capitol flagpole, but other symbols of the Confederacy’s ideology remain Read more »

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The Supreme Court – and the Court of Public Opinion

by Errington C. Thompson, MD – President Obama and the rest of his White House staffers must be walking around pinching themselves. I’m not sure Read more »

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Obama’s Amazing Grace

By Donald Kaul – He left Clementa Pinckney’s funeral as a black man who happened to be president. If Martin Luther King’s I Have A Read more »

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The Making of a True Believer

By Joe Elliott – On June 17 a young white man named Dylann Storm Roof walked calmly into the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Read more »

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Americans Who Tell The Truth

Portrait of Rev. William J. Barber, II to be unveiled. North Carolina’s own Rev. William J. Barber, II will be inducted into the ‘Americans Who Read more »

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