“If we follow that logic, though, shouldn’t we also tear down Vance Elementary School rather than merely renaming it?”
“As a community, we deserve better, and as a community, we can reimagine what public safety looks like.”
“With all of these things that have happened, how can the ‘important’ people keep ignoring these problems while the majority are considered disposable?”
“What’s next? Whites need to listen and learn about the roots of systemic racism and poverty.”
“An officer’s failure to report a partner’s crimes should be a crime itself — to be criminally punished and require permanent forfeiture of an officer’s certification.”
On Friday, June 15, the YMI Cultural Center will host ‘Trigger Warning,’ an art exhibit by members of Pink Dog Creative.
2018’s annual joint meeting of Asheville City Council and the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners highlighted issues of racial equity, police use-of-force and zoning conflicts affecting Buncombe residents.
“If we demand change at a local level, we can change the ethos of law enforcement agencies across the country.”