Descendant Revisits, Revives African American Cemetery

America has a history of segregating Black and white people — in restaurants, schools, buses… even in death. In Bluefield, Virginia, graves of Black residents who helped build the town were neglected for decades in its segregated cemetery. It might have stayed that way had it not been for the efforts of one persistent woman whose family was buried there.

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History Day At The Capitol Showcases Ingenuity, Diversity

On History Day at the Capitol, highlights of West Virginia’s rich and diverse past come to life.

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Marshall Professor Helps Uncover New Texts Penned by Poet Walt Whitman

Stephen Schöberlein and Zachary Turpin discover new texts penned by American poet Walt Whitman.

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