From racial disparity and poverty to shyness, students face a lot of obstacles heading into college. But some professors are finding new ways to support them and forge a path to success.
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The singing of former Appalachian coal miner and preacher Frank Newsome exemplifies the oldest, English-language religious music passed down orally in America. And there’s a mountain range in Romania where coal mining communities share a lot in common with Appalachia.
A yellow-eyed witch who sucks the life from unknowing strangers; fish-obsessed ghosts who lure lone men to a watery death; and ghosts who call out in the voice of a loved-one, sealing a murderous fate. This week’s episode brings haunted stories for Halloween.
Blown glass is one of the most beautiful and versatile mediums in art. Today, the art of glass blowing may involve up to date technology, but the essence of working with glass remains an ancient art.
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Note: This episode contains descriptions of racial terror. This episode was produced in partnership with History United. History United is a project of Virginia Humanities, encouraging regional collaboration and building community trust through …
Travel to the Carpathian Mountains in Romania and you’ll find a place that’s not unlike Appalachia.