Racial Disparities

Black Nurse Community Calls For Culturally Informed Health Care In W.Va.

Black nurses in West Virginia can face fewer identity-specific resources and culturally uninformed workplaces. But groups like the Black Nurse Collaborative aim to change that.

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Racial Disparities In State Justice System And Decoding Drug Epidemic Language, This West Virginia Morning

On this West Virginia Morning, when it comes to decoding the language of the drug epidemic, advocates say using compassionate language is vital when speaking with the people behind the numbers. Emily Rice has more.

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Us & Them: Who Gets Stuck Behind Bars In West Virginia?

West Virginia's state prisons and jails are overcrowded and understaffed. About half of those incarcerated are there because they can’t make their bail. Many are poor and a disproportionate number are Black.

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