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Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Civil rights movement leader Lewis Brandon headlines program

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Civil rights movement leader Lewis Brandon headlines program

Also, the cofounder of the Black Lives Matter movement will speak in Asheville later this week, and more.

by January 15, 2018 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Activist Bree Newsome dis-invited to Asheville Middle School appearance

Also, the Magnetic Theatre has ousted its artistic director, and much more.

by September 26, 2017 8 comments Asheville News
News obit: Asheville activist Minnie Jones, a force against racism and poverty, dies

News obit: Asheville activist Minnie Jones, a force against racism and poverty, dies

Jones integrated Asheville public housing by becoming the first black person to live at the formerly all-white Pisgah View Apartments.

by February 11, 2015 2 comments Asheville News