Wait! White privilege? Me? I’m no more privileged than anyone I know… It was Week 3 of a nine-week lesson in awareness that I hope I’ll never forget — and wish I’d taken years ago. Building Bridges of Asheville is one part awakening, two parts “whack upside the head” and nine parts “meet you halfway,” […]
To celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Asheville’s 2014 Peace March and Rally began today around noon, starting at the St. James AME Church, winding through downtown to Pack Square and concluding with music and speeches.
Asheville Middle School’s boisterous student body took to the streets Wednesday afternoon to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.‘s iconic “I Have Dream” speech.
Hundreds of Ashevilleans marched to City/County Plaza to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day and call for an end to intolerance and racism. Photos by Max Cooper.
Thirty-one years ago a woman in Asheville had a dream: Get Asheville to honor the work of Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
Hundreds of people marched down Asheville’s Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and into Martin Luther King Jr. Park to mark the civil rights hero’s birthday on Monday.