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
The seventh annual event, Juneteenth 2023, happens this Saturday, June 17th, from 5 to 9 p.m. on the front steps of the State Capitol.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The executive director of an office charged with reviewing research on policies that disproportionately affect minority populations says she doesn't plan…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A pair of West Virginia Republican lawmakers who lost reelection bids in November will fill two open cabinet positions.Gov. Jim Justice appointed outgoing…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Both the House and Senate are considering bills this year to change the state’s education standards once again. It’s a reoccurring theme at the statehouse…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Members of the House are considering a bill that changes the way lawmakers report political donations during the legislative session.House Bill 2319 would…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On Election Day last week, Republican Jill Upson defeated Democrat Tiffany Lawrence for the House of Delegates in the 65th District.Jill Upson was born in…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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