In this episode we learn about the history of Letcher County’s Bookmobile. And, we’ll celebrate American Archives Month by listening back to an oral history interview from the Appalshop archives. Last, but not least from the Ohio Valley Resource, we’ll hear about pollution, climate change, and floods.
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November 5, 2019
In this episode we learn from Micah & Jakeli Swimmer. Micah & Jakeli are brothers, educators and enrolled members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee. They grew up hearing their Read More >
October 21, 2019
In this episode we’ll hear stories of eastern Kentucky’s second ever pride festival, hemp growers in the region forming cooperatives, a dedication to miners who’ve died of Read More >
October 4, 2019
This episode is chock full of local & regional history! We’ll hear about a celebration of Carr Creek Kentucky history through a dinner performance based off a poem by Margaret Read More >
October 1, 2019
Dorothy Allison is a self-described "feminist, working class storyteller, Southern expatriate, and sometime poet." The author of "Bastard Out of Carolina," she gave the Read More >
September 20, 2019
In this episode we hear: updates from the ongoing protest outside the Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, TN led by women who oppose Ballad Health's decision to close Read More >
September 9, 2019
In this episode we bring you stories about plants, people, and industries - and the ways they interact - throughout the Appalachian region. We'll learn about The Moth Read More >
August 13, 2019
In Cumberland, Kentucky, dozens of miners have been blocking the tracks in front of a Blackjewel coal train after the company declared bankruptcy and miners' checks bounced Read More >
August 12, 2019
In this episode we bring you interviews from the Blackjewel Miners Blockade, an interview with Kentucky artists Ken Swinson & Lacy Hale, and in honor of International Cats Day Read More >
July 9, 2019
In this episode we explore Appalachian & rural communities' complicated relationships to national media coverage. First, WMMT's Rachel Garringer chats with Appalshop staff: Read More >