Folkways Highlights Of 2023, Inside Appalachia

Since 2019, Inside Appalachia has brought you stories from our Folkways Reporting Project. Folkways was created to boost awareness of Appalachian folk traditions and how they’re passed between people. In 2023, we added 25 stories to our growing archive that explore diverse arts, culture, food and people of Appalachia. This week, look back at some of the past year’s Folkways highlights.

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Public Assistance Needed To Stop Human Trafficking in W.Va.

Human trafficking is modern day slavery where traffickers use force, fraud, or coercion to control victims to engage in sex acts or labor services against their will. Victims can be any age, gender, nationality, or race, and come from any socioeconomic class.

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Us & Them Encore: Leaving The White Bubble

Travel is one way to learn — Us & Them host Trey Kay followed a tour group traveling through southern U.S. states to learn some very Black and white lessons.

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Juneteenth Celebration Features Diverse Mountain State Talent

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.

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