Category: Black Asheville

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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Local NAACP News – February 2016

by Carmen Ramos-Kennedy – On Saturday, February 13, 2016, the Asheville-Buncombe NAACP will travel to Raleigh, NC, for the 10th Annual Moral March on Raleigh Read more »

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Black History Month at UNC Asheville

Thursday, February 11 Documentary Film Screening: Go Public, A Day in the Life of an American School District. This 90-minute documentary about the Pasadena Unified Read more »

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Rewinding Asheville’s Black History

by Dan Kochakian – “Motown of the South” and the Illustrious Mason James Agency. The Southside of Asheville had a prominent place among centers of Read more »

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Mission Health and MAHEC Honor Employees 
at 2016 Spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award Program

Keynote Address Delivered by Dr. Robert W. Livingston ASHEVILLE, N.C. (January 25, 2016) – Mission Health and Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) hosted the Read more »

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