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Lessons from Battle of Blair Mountain

September 21, 2021

WV’s Battle of Blair Mountain happened 100 years ago, but what’s its significance for working people today? That’s the topic explored by historians, authors,...

Black Lung Benefits Endangered

August 27, 2021

This month Making Connections News features an August 13th webinar, Black Lung: People, Power and Policy. At this virtual event, Gary Hairston, President of...

Black Appalachian Coalition Launched

July 27, 2021

The June 18th launch of the Black Appalachian Coalition in partnership with the NAACP is the focus of this episode. The launch featured a...


Best Medicine May Be Walking

April 8, 2020

Another story in our series, Prevent Diabetes EKY, this report focuses on an innovative health improvement program happening in connection with the City of...

Black Lives Matter In KY

March 1, 2021

This episode focuses on black lives and why they matter for all of us. First, an interview with Kentucky State Rep. Attica Scott who...

Tiffany Scott: Take That First Step

February 4, 2021

Diabetes prevention is possible. “Here in our area, nobody’s alone with diabetes. Any street corner you turn down, every grocery store aisle, every church...

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