BBG ON CNN!
On July 17th, 2022, CNN aired an episode of comedian, political provocateur, and documentarian W. Kamau Bell’s acclaimed series United Shades of America, entitled Black Appalachia. It features Crystal Good, sixth-generation Black West Virginian, poet, and founder/publisher of the newspaper Black by God: The West Virginian, Dr. William H. Turner, eastern Kentucky native and author of The Harlan Renaissance: Black Stories of Life in Appalachian Coal Towns, William Isom, east Tennessee native and Director of the non-profit Black in Appalachia, Dr. Enkeshi El-Amin and Angela Dennis, co-hosts of Black in Appalachia: The Podcast, Nikki Giovanni, among others like West Virginia’s outdoorsman Marcus Oglesby and agripreneur Jason Tartt.
Enjoy this epic photo thread by United Shades Of America’s photographer Aundre Larrow
Read: ‘United Shades Of America’ Episode Centering Black Appalachians Elevates People And Places Erased By White Narratives by Anoa Changa
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