The Asheville View

Meet the hosts!

Meet The AV hosts: Kirby, Myriam, Aisha, and Dr. Norling.
We see you!

Special Feature!

Exclusive interview with Johnnie Rush. Here his story direct from the source in this 3-part special!

Latest Ask the Doctor

Dr. Norling talks about how to maintain a healthy penis and clears up some penis myths!

Incarceration

I, like so many others, have been touched by people I know and love that have been addicts and incarcerated.

Latest Videos

Pride & True: Tina White Interview

Meet Tina White In this episode, the hosts discuss Blue Ridge Pride Center's Blue Ridge Pride Festival w/Tina White. The conversation elevates as Tina discusses being married 15 years and going through her gender transition.   Pride & True: Part 1 Pride &...

Pride & True: Part 2

We interview Tina White, executive director of the Blue Rige Pridde Center. She discusses transitioning while keeping her marriage and family together. View part 1

Pride & True: Part 1

We interview Tina White, executive director of the Blue Ridge Pride Center. View part 2 where she talks about transitioning while keeping her marriage and family together.

Johnnie Rush Interview: 3 Part Special

Johnnie Rush Tells His Story August 2017, Johnnie Rush was on his way home to his family after a long day at work when he was stopped for suspicion of jaywalking. What should have been a simple end to his night resulted in Johnnie getting beaten, strangled, and tased...

Counteracting Dismissive Attacks

From Season 1 "Braveheart" episode. You've witnessed it, dished it, or you've been the recipient... You raise a valid argument to defend yourself or others and someone dismisses you as dramatic or angry or hormonal in an attempt to lessen you and your point in the...

I’m seen as a disruption because I exist

From Season 1 "Braveheart" episode. Sometimes you can be seen as a disruption simply for existing. People are penalized for things they can't control…like bringing a fish on land and hating it for not being able to breathe the air and hating it for needing the water....

Blog

What’s Your Pain Level? Medical Errors

The next time you check into a hospital, don't be surprised to hear the same questions time and time again. What is your name? What is your pain level?  It can really be annoying, but it can save your life. Every health care professional must always have you identify...

Pride Story Slam: Blurred Lines Birmingham

Reading Blurred Lines at Blue Ridge Pride I was honored to be given the chance to share one of my essays during The Pride Story Slam as an ally. One of my goals as the owner, writer and producer of The Asheville View is to really see and share the people and the...

Film & The Freedom Struggle

I love Spike Lee and all of his movies. I remember being so inspired that after seeing his movie “Malcolm X”, I bought the autobiography and shortly after decided to go natural. I started growing out my perm with braids and planned to sport a fro my first year in...

Pay Inequalities

No matter how you analyze it, the pay gap is real, persistent, and harmful to an individual’s economic security. The gender pay gap is the result of many factors, including occupational segregation, bias against working mothers and direct pay discrimination....

Incarceration

I, like so many others, have been touched both personally and professionally by people I know and love that have been drug addicts and have been incarcerated. Approximately 50% of all incarcerations are due to drug offenses. Drug addiction is not a moral issue, a lack...

Living Green

Growing up in a third world country, recycling was never a priority; recycling was a lifestyle. You didn’t have to separate glass from paper because some guy on a donkey, going through your trash, always did the work for you. That wasn’t his job, it was his daily...

Makeup Is My Art!

It is also my career and my livelihood. For those of you who are aspiring makeup gurus, who spend hours a day either watching YouTube makeup tutorials, making YouTube makeup “how to” videos or practicing applying your best Kardashian highlight and contour glam face,...

The Skin You’re In

I’ve always received compliments on my skin! People always think I’m in my early 20’s when I’m actually on the latter side. So today, I’m going to share my skincare tips and regimen! The most important concepts in my skincare regimen are to keep it simple, consistent...

We See You!

”The Asheville View” is a weekly daytime-style talk show hosted by Aisha Adams, Myriam Weber and Kirby Winner w/special correspondent Dr. Sharon Norling. In the opening segment, the hosts offer their personal take on ”Hot Button” issues. Afterward, Dr. Norling responds to health questions in the Ask The Doctor segment. The second half of the show, the hosts interview various celebrity guests. Known for their edgy content, style and witty banter the show hosts share the grit of all things about Health, Wealth, Family and Equity in Asheville.