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
On this West Virginia Morning, we listen back to our Friday reporter roundtable on The Legislature Today where our WVPB reporters Randy Yohe and Chris Schulz were joined by veteran TV newsman from WCHS in Charleston Bob Aaron. They discussed some of the big ticket items in the state legislature including campus carry, arming public school teachers and splitting up DHHR.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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