black Asheville

Matt Bush / Blue Ridge Public Radio

Asheville city council Tuesday evening unanimously approved a resolution supporting reparations for the city’s Black community.  Details of what shape those will take will come over the next year.  

Cass Herrington / BPR News

 

Tourists versus locals. It’s one of the defining conflicts at the heart of Asheville.  It’s also playing out in how the city chooses to preserve and retell the history of its shrinking black community.