“But, I feel strongly that we must be careful of our word usage, especially writing for a newspaper where your ‘voice’ is the words you use.”
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Letter: Narrow the gap of racial disparities with reparations
“Certainly teacher bias in disciplinary actions should be mitigated, but I think we all know that the economic and social disparities between white and black families are closer to the root cause of these issues.”
Black history and Buncombe County Schools
“The importance of black history and the contributions of many African-Americans in our state and national history cannot be overstated.”
Letter: Does Asheville’s Visitor Center reflect diversity?
“I recently walked around the whole area and found only one African-American face, and that was on one brochure, of what seemed like hundreds, for a county assistance agency. What does that say to a black resident or visitor?”
Kids Issue 2018: Every living thing has rights!
“How to help: Don’t treat people based on how they look or who they are; respect them.”
A modest proposal for the Vance Monument
“First off, let’s agree that anybody with an ounce of decency must feel a bit embarrassed that Asheville has given its top award for excellence to a man like Zebulon Baird Vance.”