Category: Black Asheville

Local NAACP News – January 2016

by Carmen Ramos-Kennedy – Dr. William H. Barber, president of the NC-NAACP, will return to Asheville January 25. Visit www.facebook.com/buncombecountynaacp for details. With primary elections Read more »

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MLK Prayer Breakfast

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Association of Asheville and Buncombe County will hold its 35th annual interdenominational Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at Read more »

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Local NAACP News – December 2015

NAACP Plans December presentation, Grades Recent Board of Elections Decisions on Early Voting Hours. At the November 16th meeting of the Buncombe County Board of Read more »

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UNCA Center for Diversity Education and ASCORE Celebrate 2042!

The Center for Diversity Education of UNC Asheville held the 2042 ASCORE Leadership Awards luncheon at the Troy & Helen Morris Hellenic Center in Asheville Read more »

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Local NAACP News – November 2015

The new president and officers of the Asheville-Buncombe Branch #5363 of the NAACP, installed on October 3, 2015, are busy building infrastructure and re-energizing the Read more »

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Community Race Relations to be Debated

Kickoff event for community debate series takes place Friday, November 13, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. There is no charge for attendance. Asheville and area residents Read more »

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MHU Dedicates Tree and Plaque to First African American Student

by Mike Thornhill A weeping cherry tree and a plaque on the Mars Hill University campus mark a special spot of commemoration for Asheville resident Read more »

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Second Annual “African Americans in Western North Carolina” Conference

The second annual African Americans in Western North Carolina Conference will be held October 22-23, 2015 at the YMI Cultural Center and UNC Asheville’s Highsmith Read more »

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Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week

The theme of this year’s MED Week was “Emerging Markets and Industries: A Blueprint for Success.” MED Week Awards Programs are designed to celebrate and Read more »

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Local NAACP Elects Officers

The Asheville-Buncombe County NAACP installed its new officers October 3, 2015 at the Hill Street Baptist Church. Ms. Carmen Ramos-Kennedy was elected as president, succeeding Read more »

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