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Inspiring Appalachians

October 27, 2021

Three amazing Appalachians talk about their efforts to make their communities – be they local, regional or statewide – better places to live and...

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...

Reclaim, Renew, Repurpose

June 20, 2021

Appalachian advocates see brighter future with energy policy, RECLAIM Act, AML Reauthorization, efforts to rebuild coalfields communities....

Remembering Eula Hall, Blair Mtn Battle

May 27, 2021

Eula Hall, health care leader and self described “hillbilly activist,” spent a lifetime assisting her Eastern Kentucky neighbors and encouraging poor people to fight...

Vaccines, Jobs, Environmental Clean Up

April 21, 2021

East Kentuckians with diabetes/prediabetes describe benefits of the COVID-19 vaccine, White House's Gina McCarthy talks investment in coal-dependent communities, two studies show job potential...

AML Reauthorization, RECLAIM Act Introduced

March 20, 2021

This show features Rep. Matt Cartwright and Rep. Glenn Thompson, both from Pennsylvania coal mining districts, introducing the RECLAIM Act and legislation to reauthorize...

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