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WNC HISTORY: We Remember - Saving Madison County's Rosenwald School

Written by Mountain Express on . Posted in NEIGHBORHOODS & COMMUNITIES

 

The Friends of the Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School aim to preserve a bit of Madison County’s history. Rosenwald was an African-American school where generations of first through eighth graders gathered and studied. (Pictured: Fatimah Shabazz, right, and Omar McClain)

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SBA and National Woman’s Business Council Partner to Expand Opportunities for Women Investors and Owners

Written by Tiffani S. Clements on . Posted in BUSINESS, ECONOMY, WORK & MONEY

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the National Women’s Business Council have joined forces in an effort to increase the flow of capital by and into small businesses run by women.  The overriding goal is to encourage greater participation by women on the financial and investing side of high-growth entrepreneurship.

Queer Studies Conference April, 2015

Written by Lori Horvitz on . Posted in WOMEN LIVES

 

2015 Queer Studies Conference at UNC Asheville
April 2-4, Asheville, NC

The UNC Asheville Queer Studies Conference, a biennial event established in 1998, attracts an international audience of activists, academics, and artists who showcase a range of creative and scholarly pursuits related to the investigation of genders and sexualities. All GLBTQ-related proposals will be considered. We invite a diverse representation of approaches and participants, including faculty, staff, graduate students, community members and undergraduate students.  

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