WMMT & Scalawag Magazine are hosting a community discussion at Appalshop about media coverage of the region (the good, the bad, and everything between) on Saturday, March 31, 2018. The discussion will be followed by a screening of Stranger With A Camera & a Q&A with author Elizabeth Catte.
This week's episode focuses on caring for our communities: past, present, & future. Topics include Child Abuse Prevention Month, community efforts to clean up a historic Black cemetery in southwest Virginia, & a cross-cultural conversation on empathy from Imagining America's StoryShare Project.
Our celebration of #NationalPoetryMonth continues! This episode comes from our archives, featuring a 2016 recording of Frank X Walker giving the convocation speech at Alice Lloyd College in Pippa Passes, KY. Walker is a native of Danville, KY and a founding member of the Affrilachian Poets.
On this episode of Mountain Talk we bring you audio from a recent event in Benham, Kentucky. On March 29th Reverend Dr. William Barber II and Reverend Dr. Liz TheoHarris stopped at the Benham Schoolhouse Inn amidst their national listening tour with the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival.
We're celebrating National Poetry Month through spending time with the renowned eastern Kentucky author James Still. This episode features an interview with Mr. Still conducted by Judi Jennings at Appalshop in 1991, and audio of him reading some of his work from a recording made in the 1970s.