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The Asheville View

Resources and interviews shedding light on important issues facing the WNC community.

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WNCAP World AIDS Day Special

The staff of WNCAP talks to us about World AIDS Day, battling the stigma surrounding HIV and different resources they provide to the community to help end the epidemic. To contact the Western North Carolina AIDS Project (WNCAP), visit WNCAP.org

Improving the Asheville, NC Reparations Process with Rob Thomas

Rob Thomas, the liaison for the Racial Justice Coalition in Asheville, North Carolina, outlines the problems he sees in the directive to bring reparations to the city of Asheville. These documents are referenced in the video (both are Google Docs): Public 2030 Game...

Health and Wellness in Asheville: The Plug Chiropractic

Doctors Travis Whiteside and Chohnice Daniels at The Plug: A Chiropractic Wellness Center in Asheville, NC talk about business, spinal health, and the other wellness services they offer.

Where Have All The Workers Gone? (Panel Discussion)

Aisha, Kahlani, Myriam and Tina discuss the current job market and how the pandemic has changed the employment landscape.

Why is Sex Education Important? A Clinical Sexologist Answers

Myriam talks to clinical sexologist Kelley Johnson about sex education and why it's important for people of all ages.

Clips

The Great Escape

The Great Escape

Ever wish you could do a life swap? Find out who Aisha, Kirby and Myriam wish they could swap lives with.

The Great Escape

Ever wish you could do a life swap? Find out who Aisha, Kirby and Myriam wish they could swap lives with.

School Dayz

The hosts discuss back to school and the achievement gap.

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....

Ask the Doctor (Juice)

Dear Dr. Norling, What causes skin conditions like eczema?   Meet Dr. Sharon Norling Meet the Hosts: Dr. Sharon Norling Twitter: @DrSharonNorling Instagram: @drsharonnorling

Blog

Don’t Ask Mark Robinson to Resign. Seek His Redemption.

Don’t Ask Mark Robinson to Resign. Seek His Redemption.

Many are calling for Lieutenant Governor Mark Robinson to resign in light of his unrepentant hate speech against the LGBTQ community. I believe that these demands fall short and misdirect our attention. We need to speak out to Christian leaders and their...

Don’t Cancel Chappelle.  Put Him in the Spotlight.

Don’t Cancel Chappelle. Put Him in the Spotlight.

image by Allec Gomes Spotlights are a funny thing. They illuminate everything they touch, often in disturbingly sharp relief. But try to examine the spotlight itself and its brilliance will blind you. I have long admired Dave Chappelle as a spotlight for racial...

A New Year, a New Inner You

A New Year, a New Inner You

Every new year we are all trying to set new goals; get a fresh start, make changes, work on our bodies, quit drinking, smoking, change careers, start a business. In this game called life, the more you accomplish, and the more we show it, the closer we look to our...

5 Easy Steps to Get Back Working Out

5 Easy Steps to Get Back Working Out

I’m writing this article out of personal experience; I've been presented with a once in a lifetime opportunity that requires me to drop a few pounds and tighten up. Only problem is: I haven't seriously worked out since 2018... jaw dropping, I know. Well, I've spent...

It’s Pride Month: Get Your Queer On.

It’s Pride Month: Get Your Queer On.

Nothing that defines our humanity is binary – except our habit of mind. I felt as though Reverend Edman had grabbed me by the throat. I have always been drawn to and fascinated by the under-40 queer...

Don’t Ask Mark Robinson to Resign. Seek His Redemption.

Many are calling for Lieutenant Governor Mark Robinson to resign in light of his unrepentant hate speech against the LGBTQ community. I believe that these demands fall short and misdirect our attention. We need to speak out to Christian leaders and their...

Don’t Cancel Chappelle. Put Him in the Spotlight.

image by Allec Gomes Spotlights are a funny thing. They illuminate everything they touch, often in disturbingly sharp relief. But try to examine the spotlight itself and its brilliance will blind you. I have long admired Dave Chappelle as a spotlight for racial...

A New Year, a New Inner You

Every new year we are all trying to set new goals; get a fresh start, make changes, work on our bodies, quit drinking, smoking, change careers, start a business. In this game called life, the more you accomplish, and the more we show it, the closer we look to our...

5 Easy Steps to Get Back Working Out

I’m writing this article out of personal experience; I've been presented with a once in a lifetime opportunity that requires me to drop a few pounds and tighten up. Only problem is: I haven't seriously worked out since 2018... jaw dropping, I know. Well, I've spent...

It’s Pride Month: Get Your Queer On.

Nothing that defines our humanity is binary – except our habit of mind. I felt as though Reverend Edman had grabbed me by the throat. I have always been drawn to and fascinated by the under-40 queer...

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The Asheville View” is a daytime-style talk web series hosted by Aisha Adams, Kirby Winner, Myiram Weber, Tina White, and Kahlani Jackson. The show serves as a morning cup of coffee for equity advocates across the South.

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Hosts

Aisha Adams

Kirby Winner

Myriam Weber

Tina White

Kahlani Jackson