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Yo! West Virginia Raps
From the Valley to the Mountaintop: Hip Hop in Appalachia
Wheeling passes the Crown Act
A step toward a more inclusive West Virginia
Governor Jim Justice announced a $1 million investment for the Center for Economic and Community Development for the African American community of Appalachia
Black Leaders Say That's Not Enough
Same Story, Same Game
How CARES Act funding can change the trajectory for so many West Virginians.
Rockin The House: Sons Gone too Soon
Rocking the House, an event hosted by Delegate Daniel Walker for her son, the late Demetry Mack Walker, to endow a scholarship in his name for healthcare professionals.
- Coin 💰
West Virginia Grandmas are truly the hands that rock the cradle of so many of our nation's success stories: Meet Nancy Twine, CEO of Briogeo
The significant insignificance of Black maternal health in West Virginia
What do you know about Black maternal health in WV? Where's the data and why isn't it public?
Black voices should help decide fate of ARPA funds
West Virginia has $1.335 billion from American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to spend in the next four years KANAWHA COUNTY: $34,598,499 MONONGALIA COUNTY: $20,513,893 MCDOWELL COUNTY: $3,423,255 CHARLESTON: $36,801,358 BECKLEY: $7,698,933 JANE LEW: $160,000 KERMIT: $150,000 OCEANA: $500,000
An Expanded Child Tax Credit is Essential for West Virginia
As Senator Manchin continues to negotiate with his colleagues in Washington, our families here at home continue to suffer.
‘Almost Heaven ’Til We Get There’
Black Miners and Blair Mountain
Black Farmers Struggle For Finance And Support In West Virginia
"We are used and then left out"
BBG SUNDAY CARTOON
Look at Joe & Shelley celebrating on the "bipartisan dance floor" as West Virginia is set to receive nearly $6 billion to repair our roads and bridges and build out broadband from the Infrastructure Bill.
Poor And Low-income West Virginians Took Their Questions About Build Back Better To A Renowned Economist
The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival held a community forum on President Biden’s agenda in Charleston, WV
Welcome to BBG’s New Website
Black By God The West Virginian's New Website - November 2021
Kanawha County Schools 2021 Summer Feeding Program
Breakfast and Lunch are open to all children, ages 18 years and under, who would like to participate.
Join Our Folk Reporters Program
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.
Blair Mountain On The One
From Black Appalachian music to protests on Capitol Hill, the voices of resistance are ever-intensifying.
Senator Manchin, Senator Capito, and Wiz Khalifa
Black Business & Beautiful 👑
As we plan for our fall print edition, you can expect our newsletter, cartoons, and some live conversations on Twitter Spaces in the in-between.
Let Freedom Ride
Black By God’s Inaugural Juneteenth Charleston Edition Is Now Available!
The Poor Peoples Campaign Moral Monday Marches in Charleston
Martec Washington offering a prayer at the Moral Monday March held today in Charleston, WV to encourage Senator Joe Manchin to support the #forthepeopleact, $15 minimum wage, and an end to the filibusters obstruction.
The Black Political Voice In West Virginia – Got Something To Say!
West Virginia has the microphone. Use it!
Say It Aint, Joe
We are busy preparing for our first Black By God – Charleston print on Juneteenth.
Voting & The Class Of 2021
How can we help the Class Of 2021 in West Virginia as they begin their lives in the adult world of decision-making?
Black By God – News To Know (and some you wish you didn't)
Plus + “Black Diamonds,” a new art series by Afrolachian Artist Peshka Calloway launches 💎
Substance use disorder stigma must end for Black West Virginians
Black people are suffering from addiction on the West Side of Charleston, West Virginia, and across America
ACTION ALERT & UPCOMING EVENTS
#wvleg #wvpol #Blackpolicy
Young, Gifted, and Black In Policy
Something To Celebrate In West Virginia
Recovery, our first Op-Ed and #VERB
Meet William Berkley, CEO of Recovery U and more.
CONGRATULATIONS SISTER ROMELIA PARKS
WEST VIRGINIAN OF THE YEAR from the Charleston Gazette
Enjoy Our Sunday Cartoon.
Your Sunday BBG Editorial Cartoon
“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends” ~ MLK
WHAT DOES THE BIDEN/HARRIS WIN MEAN FOR BIPOC YOUTH IN WEST VIRGINIA'S NEW SUPER REPUBLICAN MAJORITY?
We want to know, too.
Your Sunday editorial cartoon, on Monday!
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