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Desegregation at Stephens-Lee High School

September 28, 2012

Asheville’s Stephens-Lee High School, built in 1923, was for many decades western North Carolina’s only secondary school for African Americans. The school drew students from throughout Buncombe, Henderson, Madison, Yancey, and Transylvania counties, and represented a focal point and key … Continued

Listening For a Change

September 28, 2012

This project’s name was inspired by Hugo Slim and Paul Thompson’s Listening for a Change: Oral History and Community Development. This influential volume emphasizes oral history’s power to make possible participatory documentary projects that are enriched by active community involvement. The … Continued