Rebuke!

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Analysis: APD Blames Nearly All Downtown Crime on Camps to Justify Sweeps

APD's data analysis reveals a lack of rigor befitting of a propaganda campaign, not serious data science.

"Restore Asheville Police" Initiative Needs a Reality Check

In the retelling of the gassing of protesters in the summer of 2020, the armored cops are the ones under attack.

Camp Sweeps and Press Freedom Violations; Merry Christmas from The City of Asheville.

The City of Asheville, despite its messaging, remains intensely hostile to independent journalism, requests for transparency, and our unhoused neighbors.

Ex-Workers: High Five Coffee’s Progressive Veneer Hides “Toxic,” “Misogynistic” Culture

“Rebuke!” is the Asheville Free Press’ criticism column. It combines fact-based analysis with a clear perspective on issues that affect our communities. The Instagram page for Asheville’s High Five Coffee is filled with posts hash-tagged “Team Tuesday,” showcasing employees at the company’s three locations as an outwardly facing

Citizen Times Threatens The Free Press: Remove Link to Video of Police Violence

The Asheville Citizen Times' Executive Editor, Jewell Walston, sent an email to The Asheville Free Press this morning demanding that we remove the link to their video of a Black man, Jonathan Barker, being tased by Woodfin police. Note: Despite saying "Second notice," this is the first we've heard from

Woodfin Police Tased a Black Man, Lied About Why, and Are Holding Him on $50k Bond.

Woodfin Chief says the man “charged.” A bystander video tells a different story.

Calling BS: Asheville Police and the Coffin Full of Cow Manure.

Asheville PD says someone left a threat at their door. The evidence paints a different story.
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