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The Wisdom of Old Blair Mountain

King Coal owns our land and our politicians! Instead of wise stewards, their greed leads them to ignore mining safety. Our miners are dying once more. They care nothing for our history, our safety, or our homes. They blast away our mountains, pollute water and air. Our politicians protect coal’s power, even trying to force our nation to allow such crimes. Don’t you remember that all men are created equal? Listen, my friends — Big Coal can no longer destroy our land and endanger our people.

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Hallowed Ground: From Cook Mountain To Blair Mountain And Beyond

Please welcome guest author Dustin White, of Boone County, WV. The following article of his appeared May 25, 2011 on the Appalachian Voices website. Hallowed ground. It is a term most do not think about these days. In these so-called modern times we tend to forget words like hallowed, honored, or consecrated. One might ask, […]

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