Square dance calling — the spoken instructions said over the music — makes participation easy. But there are other aspects — like the prevalence of gendered language such as “ladies and gents” — that can make square dancing an unwelcoming or confusing space. One group of friends in the Appalachian square dance scene are taking action to make the tradition more welcoming for all participants.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Former Charleston Gazette-Mail reporter Eric Eyre won a Pulitzer Prize in 2017 for his investigation into how drug distributors pumped powerful opioids…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Community-based efforts can make a real impact in the fight against the opioid epidemic and could benefit from additional funding. One question, though,…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The West Virginia Humanities Council is presenting the last of its series on journalism and informed citizens next month in Shepherdstown.Pulitzer…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Reporter Eric Eyre of The Charleston Gazette-Mail has won the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting for articles showing drug wholesalers shipped 780…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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