Archive for February 2017

Local Community Finds Reason for Black History

Discussing the Future of Walton Street Pool An engaged but skeptical group of several hundred area residents descended on the Arthur Edington Center on Tuesday, Read more »

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Black History Month 2017 at UNC Asheville

UNC Asheville will present a variety of special programs in February for Black History Month, including a gospel music performance and lecture, an exhibition by Read more »

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PBS to Air Black History Programs

The Public Broadcasting Service will air an array of documentaries and programs that aim to examine the African American experience beginning with The Birth of Read more »

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Camille A. Brown and Dancers

The winner of a 2016 Jacob’s Pillow Award, Camille A. Brown and Dancers will perform at the Diana Wortham Theatre Thursday & Friday, February 16 Read more »

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Regulatory Tug-of-War

By Charlene Crowell – Congressional Black Caucus, State Attorneys General, and consumer advocates stand up to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Foes. As a new Congress Read more »

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Black History Month Presentation at A-B Tech

A-B Tech will host a presentation in honor of Black History month by Dr. David Gilbert, a professor at Mars Hill University. Gilbert is the Read more »

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A-B Tech Culinary Team Headed to Nationals for Record Tenth Time

A-B Tech Community College’s Student Culinary Team won its 10th regional title after competition January 13-14 at Johnson and Wales University in Charlotte. Team members Read more »

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Delta Sigma Theta Book Club

The Asheville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will host its next book discussion on Sunday, March 26, 2017 from 4 to 6 Read more »

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A Distinguished Gentleman and Community Servant

By Sarah Williams – This Black History month The Urban News recognizes Frederick “Freddie” Horne, a man of many talents, experiences, and contributions to the Read more »

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Friday Night Live

Friday, February 24 & March 31, 2017 Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Asheville, Inc. presents a monthly event for youth groups in the city Read more »

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