On the latest episode of Mountain Talk, travel with us to Grayson, Kentucky for Eastern Kentucky Mutual Aid's first benefit show - and a meditation with regional artists and activists on making joy out of hard times, building trust between neighbors, and helping others out when you don't have much yourself.
In this episode WMMT's Katie Myers travels to Big Stone Gap, Virginia for the small Appalachian town's first-ever Juneteenth celebration, taking place on June 19.
In this episode WMMT’s Katie Myers speaks with residents of the North Fork Mobile Home Park in Morehead, Kentucky. These residents formed a campaign called Justice 4 North Fork after a Lexington developer purchased their land for use as a strip mall, leaving the roughly eighty North Fork families facing eviction, even […]
What has COVID-19 looked like in Appalachia? We've been documenting the pandemic since it hit our region last March — one full year of COVID-19. Through stories, photographs, oral histories, radio and storycircles, residents and media makers have built a new Appalshop project preserving what people experienced in these mountains this year. We're calling it "Creating in Place," and today, we're unveiling the full collection.