Category: Opinion

Doing the Best I Can to Fit In

By Damita Jo Wilder My sleep was a struggle one night as my dream sent a message. I felt the message of my dream was Read more »

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Save Lives, Save Money

Expand Medicaid in North Carolina A new website, NC Left Me Out, has been launched to collect stories of people who fall into the insurance Read more »

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America’s Interminable Identity Crisis

Bridging the Psychological Divide: Restructuring Our Collective Historical Memory by Dr. Darin J. Waters In the most recent issue of The American Prospect, a magazine Read more »

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Dad, Dad, Dad.

by Errington C. Thompson, MD Not long ago, I was sitting with a friend of mine, surrounded by her husband and two daughters. Her father Read more »

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Expanding Medicaid Would Bring Millions to WNC

by Peggy Weil A new study released in January 2015 highlights the economic and employment costs of not expanding Medicaid in counties across North Carolina. Read more »

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To Serve and Protect

by Errington C. Thompson, MD – In December 1978, Richard Pryor released his movie Live in Concert. It was really Richard Pryor at his best. Read more »

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Ferguson, Cleveland, NYC, and Chief Anderson: What Have We Learned?

By Jim Abbott – It is an ironic coincidence that the fatal shootings by white police officers of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson and 12-year-old Read more »

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Very Disappointed

By Dr. Keith A. Ogden – I’m very disappointed that the city manager’s office did not allow the process to work itself out. In four Read more »

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Dejected? Not Me

by Errington C. Thompson, MD It is a little after 9 p.m. on election night. Many Americans are watching the Internet or their TV and Read more »

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Wake Up, Black Asheville

By Willie Cameron, Jr. I have been defending black people in this country every chance I got since I was 13 years old. For some Read more »

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