NAACP Statement on the Grand Jury Indictment of 6 Baltimore Police Officers

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BALTIMORE, MD. — A Baltimore grand jury has indicted six Baltimore police officers involved in the arrest and subsequent death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray. In Read more »

Mission Hospital Ranked among Nation’s Best for Quality of Care

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (May 22, 2015) – Mission Hospital has been recognized as one of the top in the nation by U.S. News & World Report Read more »

City Offices Closed Monday, May 25, for Memorial Day

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ASHEVILLE, NC – Asheville city government offices will be closed Monday, May 25, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. All City of Asheville Parks and Recreation Department recreation Read more »

A History Intertwined

Dr. Darin Waters speaks about the necessity for a monument recognizing African American contributions at the Slavery to Freedom event held at the East side of the Vance Monument.  Photo: Urban News

By Johnnie Grant – How does a community move forward with racial histories that are so intertwined? In our current progressive dispensation of life, dreams Read more »

A Place in Time

Article from the Colored Enterprise, Asheville’s African American newspaper.

By Johnnie Grant – Contents of the 1897 Vance Monument time capsule are revealed, with a surprising twist. According to archivist Heather South of the Read more »

State Legislature Narrows the Field

By Nelda Holder – The last day of April was also the last day for perhaps 1,000 bills in the North Carolina Statehouse. Out of Read more »

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