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HIV/AIDS On The Rise In Monongalia County And A Look At Soul Food Traditions In Appalachia, This West Virginia Morning


On this West Virginia Morning, HIV/AIDS is on the rise in Monongalia County as a group of WVU medical students learned recently on a Zoom call with Dr. Anthony Fauci. Emily Rice has more.

Also, in this show, soul food is associated with Black communities in the south, but it’s also traditional to Appalachia. Folkways Fellow Vanessa Peña talked with Xavier Oglesby, a master artist in soul food cooking from Beckley.

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Caroline MacGregor produced this episode.

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