black Asheville Asheville City Council Paves Way For Reparations For City's Black Community By Matt Bush • Jul 14, 2020 Matt Bush / Blue Ridge Public Radio Listen Listening... / 1:09 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. Striking A Balance: Community Weighs In On African American Heritage Trail By Cass Herrington • Jan 13, 2020 Cass Herrington / BPR News Listen Listening... / 3:02 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.