Category: Lifestyles

AKA Gamma Gamma Omega Chapter Honors Asheville’s Sanitation Workers

As our Nation pauses to celebrate the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.’s Read more »

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Fifty Years After His Death, Dr. King’s Work is Still Unfinished

Oralene Simmons is known throughout western North Carolina as the founder of Asheville’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast. Many are also aware of Read more »

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When They Call You a Terrorist

Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors in conversation with Warren Wilson professor and author Rima Vesely-Flad. Leaders of the Black Lives Matter movement have been Read more »

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Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair

On exhibit through January 21 at the North Carolina Museum of Art. Ebony Fashion Fair offered African American women a vision of what they could Read more »

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Ask Sista Girl – January 2018

Dear Sista Girl: Am I the only woman in the world who picks the same selfish man over and over again? He may have a Read more »

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Becoming We…

What does it take to become we? A New Year and Martin L. King, Jr. message from members of the youth organization “Word on the Read more »

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What Were They Talking About?

By Maceo Keeling – When I was a child, I understood as a child, and my ears were attuned to childish things. I often giggled Read more »

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City of Asheville Proclaims Susanna Keaton Anderson Day

By Johnnie Grant – Mayor Esther Manheimer and Asheville City Council proclaimed December 23, 2017 as Susanna Ruth Keaton Anderson Day. Surrounded by family and Read more »

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AARP Real Possibilities – January 2018

AARP Real Possibilities: January 2018 (PDF) Contact Rebecca Chaplin, rchaplin@aarp.org or (828) 380-6242, for more information. AARP www.AARP.org

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Atlanta Mourns News Anchor

By Johnnie Grant – An outpouring of condolences flooded the country for veteran Atlanta news anchor Amanda Davis. Davis suffered a massive stroke at Atlanta’s Read more »

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