BBG’s Folk Reporters Program is seeking citizens and civic actors, creators, and collaborators representing a broad base of intergenerational, diverse communities to explore the 2021 West Virginia Legislative agenda that impacts Black citizens.
If you don’t have health insurance through an employer and you can’t afford a subsidized plan on the marketplace, how do you know what assistance programs you’re eligible for? Where do you access them?
"I fear this is becoming a pattern. Like a case recently in front of me (...) this case represents yet another failure of the Charleston PD & MDENT to act within the confines of the Fourth Amendment."
West Virginia doesn’t need qualified immunity. We need assurance that our officers will truly protect and serve our communities.
While it was exciting that the WVDP finally developed the diversity caucuses, we left the first meeting with the executive committee deflated.
“When a state lifted its moratorium and let evictions resume, the hazard of contracting Covid-19 was 1.39 times greater after five weeks and 1.83 times greater after 12 weeks, rather than if the moratorium had continued," a new study from MIT concluded.
From Black Appalachian music to protests on Capitol Hill, the voices of resistance are ever-intensifying.
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