Category: Lifestyles

NC 2018 Heritage Commission Honors Asheville Native Henry Logan

The Heritage Calendar Celebrates the North Carolina African American Experience. Asheville native Henry Logan was among a select group of individuals chosen to represent North Read more »

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The Basketball Legacy of Henry Logan

Logan became a star at Western Carolina, then a member of the NAIA. Henry scored 3,290 points in his career, averaging 30.7 points per game. Read more »

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Tarana Burke, the Activist Behind ‘Me Too’

In the mid-1990s, Tarana Burke heard the confession of a girl at a youth camp who was experiencing horrific sexual abuse at the hands of Read more »

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Blacksplaining

By Agya Boakye-Boaten, Ph. D. – Inadequate Activism by Black Intellectuals A study recently published by authors from Yale University, “Americans misperceive racial economic equality,” Read more »

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What Happened to “US?”

By Maceo Keeling – No, I am not referring to the United States, but “us” as people. Today, we seem to be so preoccupied with Read more »

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Ask Sista Girl – November 2017

Dear Sista Girl, My wife and I have been together for more than 30 years. I have given her the benefit of doubt throughout our Read more »

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Edgerton Receives License to Teach Phlebotomy

JoAnne Edgerton has earned her instructor’s license to teach phlebotomy to employees who work with MAHEC in Asheville, NC. She teaches her students how to Read more »

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In Loving Memory of Thomas Nelson

November 22, 1941 – September 17, 2017 Memories Build a Special Bridge Our memories build a special bridge when loved ones have to part; to Read more »

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WNCAP News: November 2017

WNCAP News: November 2017 (PDF) The Western North Carolina AIDS Project is dedicated to providing HIV related services to the people of Western North Carolina Read more »

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Trans in the South

New data from the Williams Institute shows that more than 500,000 trans folks call the South home. Too often, they face a lack of resources Read more »

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