Across Asheville, community members are honoring and reflecting on the 400th anniversary of the landing of the first enslaved Africans in England’s North American colonies in 1619.
Local historian Jon Elliston’s latest talk, “WNC Declassified,” will feature accounts of Nazi sympathizers, FBI intrigue, espionage, nuclear war and the undoing of a presidency.
On Saturday, May 19, historian Karen Cox will present “Confederate Monuments in the Jim Crow South” in the Lord Auditorium at Pack Memorial Library.
Xpress presents our Asheville’s eight influentials for 2016. From Dec. 1-5, our website will feature profiles of the eight people we selected. Our fifth profile is Zoe Rhine…
In this week’s section of Edwin Bedford Jeffress’ 1950 Asheville Citizen article, Jeffress recalls his time as an Asheville newspaperman.
…we noticed that some of the pigs were red and had long noses and some of the people were long and had red noses.