Category: Black Asheville

Does the YMI Cultural Center Face a Questionable Future?

The official incorporation of the Young Men’s Institute took place on May 8, 1906, making it among the earliest, if not the oldest, black cultural Read more »

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The State of Black Asheville

Dr. Dollie Mullen and Dr. Dwight Mullen listen to the audiences’ concerns during the meeting. Photo: Renato Rotolo/Urban News   by Johnnie Grant Members of Read more »

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Special Events Recognize the 50th Anniversary of the Desegregation of Pack Memorial Library

Members of ASCORE present (l-r): Jesse Ray, Al Whitesides, Willette Burton, Millus Turman, Viola Jones Spells, William Young, Sandra Burton Hughes, Oralene Graves Simmons, Marvin Read more »

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A New Vision for the Block

Architectural rendering of the proposed plan for the DelCardo building in Asheville’s historic Eagle-Market Street (Block) District.   By Moe White & Johnnie Grant Community Read more »

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