UNCA Employment Opportunities – August 2016


          Current Employment Opportunities: Assistant Director of Multicultural Student Programs Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Grounds Worker – closes August 30 Read more »

Court Issues Ruling on North Carolina Voting Rights

Buncombe County voters rally in 2013 against the voting restriction law, which was recently overturned by the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals.  Photo: Urban News

By Nelda Holder – “The legislature requested data on the use, by race, of a number of voting practices. Upon receipt of the race data, Read more »

What You Need to Know About Voting This Fall

get ready to vote

In light of the recent court decision, North Carolina voters now: Will be entitled to vote without presenting photo identification Will have an additional seven Read more »

Mosley Appointed to African American Heritage Commission

S. Antanette Mosley is Director of Resource Development at Mountain Housing Opportunities.

On July 26, 2016, the Asheville City Council appointed Attorney S. Antanette Mosley to the African American Heritage Commission to serve a three-year term.  The Read more »

Be a Local Leader


There are lots of reasons to complain about being left out of decisions that affect us as a community. We hear about “elites” who run Read more »

MEDWeek 2016

The Minority Enterprise Development Committee of Western North Carolina has announced its schedule of activities for MEDWeek 2016, Monday, Sept. 26 – Friday, Sept. 30. Read more »

Message to the Millennials

By Maceo Keeling – In these articles I have shared my perspectives on entrepreneurship, death and dying, finances, finding your passion, history, our future, and Read more »

Local NAACP News – August 2016

by Carmen Ramos-Kennedy – Asheville-Buncombe Branch NAACP and the Mountain People’s Assembly, in coalition with NAACP branches across WNC, will bring the third Mountain Moral Read more »

Taking Action on Illegal Debt Collection


By Charlene Crowell – If you are one of the 77 million Americans who are hounded each year by debt collectors, you should be happy Read more »

Fall 2016 at The Support Center


Haywood County Community College Business Series in Spanish Location / Ubicación: Pigeon Community College, Development Center Date / Fecha: August 16-30  •  Time / Hora: Read more »

Think Millennial

Matt Harrington

Learn to motivate, retain, and empower the new workplace generation. Experts suggest that in 2015 the Millennial generation (1980-2001) made up over half of our Read more »

A-B Tech Offers Basic Construction and Millwork Certificate

A-B Tech students contructed this garden shed.

A-B Tech Community College has a Basic Construction and Millwork Certificate that can be completed in 16 weeks and is eligible to be funded by Read more »

Shiloh Mural on Display

Mural artist and designer, Jacqueline Thompson.  Photo: Urban News

Members of the Shiloh community were on hand for the unveiling of a mural of the Shiloh community, created and designed by Jacqueline Thompson and Read more »

Songs, Movies & Moments: August 2016

Mary J. Blige and 
Martin “Kendu” Isaacs.

A Look at Entertainment by T.J. Moore – There is no “hateration” or “holleration” in the dancery of Mary J. Blige. Now, her husband is Read more »

Ask Sista Girl – August 2016

Sista Girl: Help! I need to know your thoughts. My mother has always told me, “Why buy the cow when you can get the milk—for Read more »

Rasheeda Speaking by Joel Drake Johnson

Rasheeda Speaking features Steph Hickling Beckman, CJ Breland, Kristi DeVille, and Eamon Martin.

Presented by Different Strokes! Performing Arts Collective.  Upon returning from a few sick days, Jaclyn notices some disturbing changes in the doctor’s office where she Read more »

Have You Escaped the Corporate Plantation?

Boyce D. Watkins

If so, Boyce Watkins Films is creating a documentary about people who have escaped the corporate plantation and started businesses of their own. They are Read more »

United, by Sen. Cory Booker


Raised in northern New Jersey, Cory Booker went to Stanford University on a football scholarship, accepted a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University, then graduated from Read more »

In Memory of Jerry Jai Williams

Damion Bailey

By Damion “DaDa” Bailey – Let Sparks Fly (Justice for Jerry) Pain is in black, and it comes in dark blue skies. Blue uniforms yell Read more »

Gateway Buncombe National Fatherhood Initiative Program


24/7 Dad® AM-PM Evidence Based Program (PDF) Gateway Buncombe National Fatherhood Initiative Program 25 Forsythe Street, Asheville, NC 28801 Held at Greater Works Church, Ronald Read more »

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