Archive for February 2016

UNC Asheville Names Building for Alfred J. Whitesides Jr.,

Honoring Asheville Civic Leader and Former Board Chair UNC Asheville has named an academic building in honor of Alfred J. Whitesides Jr. The building, previously Read more »

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World-Renowned Author Salman Rushdie Speaks at UNC Asheville about the Power of Literature

Asheville, NC – Sir Salman Rushdie, award-winning novelist and advocate for freedom of expression, delivered a public lecture, Public Events, Private Lives: Literature + Politics Read more »

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WNC Job Opportunities

Seeking Employment? Here are a few links to area agencies, institutions, and organizations. A-B Tech: https://abtcc.peopleadmin.com/postings/search Buncombe County Health & Human Services: http://www.buncombecounty.org/Governing/Depts/Administration/Personnel_Employment_Openings.aspx City of Read more »

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2016 Moral March on Raleigh

The Tenth Annual Moral March on Raleigh/HK on J People’s Assembly is scheduled for Saturday, February 13, 2016. Marchers will gather across the street from Read more »

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Young People Will Lead the NC People’s Moral March

By Cash Michaels – For the past ten years, the annual Historic Thousands on Jones Street Moral March and People’s Assembly in Raleigh has not Read more »

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Local NAACP News – February 2016

by Carmen Ramos-Kennedy – On Saturday, February 13, 2016, the Asheville-Buncombe NAACP will travel to Raleigh, NC, for the 10th Annual Moral March on Raleigh Read more »

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Black History Month at UNC Asheville

Thursday, February 11 Documentary Film Screening: Go Public, A Day in the Life of an American School District. This 90-minute documentary about the Pasadena Unified Read more »

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Rewinding Asheville’s Black History

by Dan Kochakian – “Motown of the South” and the Illustrious Mason James Agency. The Southside of Asheville had a prominent place among centers of Read more »

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Kahlani Jackson, Crowned Miss Asheville, Advances to Miss North Carolina Pageant

A-B Tech student Kahlani Jackson made history when she was crowned the first African American Miss Asheville in the pageant’s 67-year history. In June, she Read more »

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Get Ready to Vote in the NC Primary

By Nelda Holder – North Carolina’s voting rights law is currently being tested in the federal court system, but with early voting for the March Read more »

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