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
West Virginia’s Broadband Deployment Council
A year of working remotely during a global pandemic has shown us that having access to reliable, fast internet is neither a luxury nor just for city dwellers. In this episode of Us & Them, we’ll hear about the internet challenges from residents of rural Pocahontas County.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia has some of the lowest rates of broadband access at some of the slowest speeds in the nation.Sen. Chris Walters, R-Putnam, wants state…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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