Stories tagged: "Asheville"

Asheville's Indigo De Souza has gone from a devoted cult following to a rising national artist. (Image via Indigo De Souza on Facebook)
Searching for Indigo De Souza, One of North Carolina’s Most Hyped New Musicians in Years

Asheville’s Indigo De Souza is a rising singer-songwriter with a wanderer’s taste for genre. She talked to Cardinal & Pine about her ascension as a national artist.

Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-N.C., speaks as the House debates the objection to confirm the Electoral College vote from Pennsylvania in January. (Image via House Television/AP)
NC’s Madison Cawthorn Skipped Vote but ‘Happy’ COVID Relief Funds Going to His WNC District

The office of US Rep. Madison Cawthorn praised federal funding for local health clinics but forgot to mention he and other Republicans didn’t vote for it.

A 'Black Lives Matter' marquee in Asheville, NC in July. The city has been the center of demonstrations after local officials voted against immediately defunding the police. (Image via Shutterstock)
After Asheville Votes Against Defunding Police, Demonstrators Take to the Streets

How the 'Defund the Police' movement touched down in Asheville, leading to tense moments with local police department.

Buncombe County Commissioner Al Whitesides joined other members of the county board in voting for reparations this week in the western NC county. (Image via Whitesides' Facebook page)
This NC County Just Joined Asheville in Passing Reparations

Buncombe County in NC joined its county seat, Asheville, in apologizing for slavery and approving reparations to address racial inequalities.

The Asheville City Council approved reparations for Black residents this week. Image via YouTube.
Asheville City Council Apologizes, Approves Reparations for Black Residents

City leaders recognized the WNC city’s role in slavery and segregation and pledged to invest in projects addressing racial inequities. In a historic move, the Asheville City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to provide reparations for the city’s Black residents. “Hundreds of years of Black blood spilled that basically fills the cup we drink from today,”...

A plaque in honor of George Floyd was added to the Confederate monument on the Capitol grounds during a protest. (Image via Shutterstock)
News In Brief: A Renewed Push to Remove NC’s Remaining 109 Confederate Monuments

Amid the protests sweeping NC after George Floyd’s death, there's a renewed call for removing the 109 remaining Confederate monuments across the state.

Photo by Cardinal & Pine contributor Grant Baldwin.
PHOTOS: ‘Reopen NC’ Hits The Streets on Memorial Day. Here’s What Happened.

'Reopen NC' protesters in Charlotte, Greensboro, Asheville, Wilmington and Raleigh demand easing of Gov. Cooper's coronavirus orders.