Category: Our Town

Dancing With Hope

Angela Jones and Lee Starr show off their dance moves as contestants. City Professionals Go ‘Ballroom’ for Reid CenterBy T.J. MooreSome of Asheville’s elite flocked Read more »

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From a Child’s Heart

Eric “E.J.” Wright, Age 10 Martin Luther King was a Kind and peace loving man. He Fought for us so everybody could beFriends, Martin Luther Read more »

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Asheville’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Association

Oralene Graves-Simmons By Cathy HoltLife’s most urgent question is: what are you doing for others? – Martin Luther King, Jr.Oralene Graves-Simmons, founder of Asheville’s Martin Read more »

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MLK, Jr. Views on Economics and Self Sufficiency

By Victoria RoseThe dream of racial equality Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke about received resistance, but not nearly as much negativity as when he spoke Read more »

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Embracing Diversity: Families with Children from China

A traditional Chinese lion, held aloft by some children, danced its way through the street as Chinese-costumed children greeted onlookers. By Cathy Holt At the Read more »

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The Spirit of Santa Claus

“Is Santa Claus real?”By Victoria RoseWhen my children were old enough to ask that big question, I was able to answer “Yes,” but my answer Read more »

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Asheville Celebrates Human Potential Throughout the Month of November

Annmarie Edwards, M.A. Mayor Terry M. Bellamy has proclaimed the entire month of November, 2006 “Maximize Your Potential Month.”Noting that Maximize Your Potential Month “helps Read more »

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Teatro Latino de Asheville

Teatro Latino de Asheville showcases play with timely topic.Telash, Asheville’s Spanish-language theatre company, will stage the Argentinean play “Lejos de aqui” November 10-12 in Highsmith Read more »

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A Brief History of Voting Rights

by Cathy HoltAmerican blacks first voted in the 18th century. In 1784, voting rights for blacks were protected by the state constitutions of Delaware, Maryland, Read more »

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Five Voting Rights Activists Speak

Earline McQueen, Willie Mae Brown, Marvin Chambers, Al Whitesides, Ed Schellby Cathy HoltEarline McQueen has been a voting rights activist since 1940. That year, when Read more »

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