Category: Black Asheville

Native Son Rodney L. Johnson to Keynote MLK Prayer Breakfast

The MLK Prayer Breakfast takes place on Saturday, January 16. The event commemorates the late Clara Jeter with the theme, “A Call to Service.” For Read more »

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2016 Spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Award Program

On Wednesday, January 20, 2016 Mission Health and MAHEC are partnering to present two deserving employees with the 2016 Spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr. Read more »

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Terry Bellamy, Dwight Mullen Provide Highlights for Martin Luther King Jr. Week at UNC Asheville

Former Asheville Mayor Terry Bellamy will provide the keynote address, and Professor Dwight Mullen will present the State of Black Asheville lecture during UNC Asheville’s Read more »

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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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