Category: Black Asheville

Stand Against Racism with Building Bridges

The Ethical Humanist Society of Asheville will join Building Bridges as a host of “Building Bridges: How has the paradigm of racism changed from 1993 Read more »

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Reclaiming Our Roots: The Story of Tamishan

By Melissa Henry – Although many believe that Islam was brought to the Americas during the latter 18th century as official immigration laws were formed, Read more »

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YWCA 10th Annual Stand Against Racism

The YWCA’s Stand Against Racism, in partnership with YWCA Associations throughout the country, aims to build community among those who work for racial justice and Read more »

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Buncombe County Commission Approves Isaac Coleman Community Initiative

Buncombe County Commissioners had big items on their agenda for the Feb. 21 meeting. One was a pair of proposals from the county’s Department of Read more »

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Asheville-Buncombe County NAACP News – March 2017

by Carmen Ramos-Kennedy – Asheville-Buncombe County Branch NAACP, along with Branches across the state, visited local congressional offices with letters from the NC State Conference Read more »

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Local NAACP News – February 2017

Staff Reports – Carmen Ramos-Kennedy, president of the Asheville-Buncombe Branch NAACP, went to Washington, DC, for the January 21st Women’s March to stand up for Read more »

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Patricia Russell-McCloud Speaks and Writes for Audiences Hungry for Inspiration

Asheville’s 36th annual Prayer Breakfast honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be held January 14, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Resort in West Asheville Read more »

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Candlelight Ceremony

For more than 30 years the Martin Luther King Jr. Association has held a Candlelight Ceremony to recognize individuals and organizations in our community who Read more »

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MLK Peace March and Rally

The Peace March and Rally is one of several weekend events sponsored by The Martin Luther King, Jr. Association of Asheville and Buncombe County each Read more »

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Martin Luther King Jr. Celebrations at UNC Asheville

UNC Asheville will hold a week of special events dedicated to the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., highlighted by the keynote lecture by Walter Read more »

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