Category: Black Asheville

Photos from Asheville’s African American Community on Display at WCQS

A selection from the Isaiah Rice Photograph Collection, titled “The Way We Were,” will be on display at WCQS, western North Carolina’s public radio station, Read more »

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Local NAACP News – October 2016

by Carmen Ramos-Kennedy – Because last year’s election of Branch officers did not happen in an even year, and in order to get back on Read more »

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Unsung Heroes

A Grand Celebration of Latinx and Black ResilienceBuncombe County Department of Health & Human Services October 2016 (PDF)

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Local NAACP News – September 2016

by Carmen Ramos-Kennedy – NAACP Activities Engage Public and Public Policy Voter registration drive The Asheville-Buncombe Branch NAACP, in coalition with Democracy NC, will continue Read more »

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Mosley Appointed to African American Heritage Commission

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 »

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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 »

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In Memory of Jerry Jai Williams

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 »

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Date My City

By Sheneika E. Smith – Black Leadership NOW My Return to Asheville Five years ago, circumstances brought me back home to Asheville from Charlotte, NC Read more »

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The Undermining of The Black Lives Matter Movement

By Marie Young On February 26, 2012 the United States changed forever. The murder of Trayvon Martin gave birth to the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter, and transformed Read more »

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Young People Will Lead the NC People’s Moral March

By Cash Michaels – For the past ten years, the annual Historic Thousands on Jones Street Moral March and People’s Assembly in Raleigh has not Read more »

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