Category: Our Town

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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September 11, 2006

Mayor Bellamy has proclaimed September 11, 2006 as PEACE ON EARTH, PEACE WITH EARTH DAY, encouraging citizens to reflect on peace and nonviolence and act Read more »

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Asheville Transit’s Free Fare Puts People on the Buses

Since Asheville launched free bus service two weeks ago, ridership has increased an average of 65 percent across the entire system. According to transit officials, Read more »

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It’s Time to Par-tay, Mon!

The YMI will host Asheville’s Goombay festival August 25-27 along Eagle and S. Market Streets, the traditional African American community known as The Block. The Read more »

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