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Arts Flea Market at The Bakery

-by Ryan Ann- The Bakery will be holding an Arts Flea Market on December 3rd from 1-7pm at 1007 Bigley Avenue. During the Charleston Music and Arts Collective’s…

Meet the Candidate – James Elam

by Amina Renee Hola, divas ! I’d like to introduce you to a young man who is running for WV house of delegates 36th district: James Elam. Amina…

When Taking a Stand Means Kneeling Down

“It’s not about unreasonable force by the police or unethical profiling of specific ethnic populations in our country! It’s not about equality, or seeking to rebalance the national,…

Freedom from the Cloth

On June 24th, hundreds of men and women gathered downtown to rally and march topless in what Mayor Jones called “a naked spectacle.” The truth is, this statement…

Medical Marijuana

In a state where the rate of opioid overdoses has increased by 16.9% and where 41.5 of every 100,000 people has overdosed, West Virginia has been begging for…

The Rosie Movement

Is it possible for a social movement to succeed in America without blaming anyone? Can’t America agree on something that needs to be done and just stand up…

The Charisma Factor

The Charisma Factor by Diana Workman Miller Some of you may be too young to remember Bush 41, aka George H. W. Bush, but I’m not. I’ve always…

It’s Too Fucking Hot

It’s Too Fucking Hot by Jack Deskins It’s too fucking hot today. Not yet 9 AM and the mercury is above 80. The shirt I put on this…

Coal and the State of West Virginia

COAL AND THE STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA by Phillip Tucker It’s time to have an honest and open conversation about the state of coal in coal country. Without…

Signal Boost

Signal Boost by Jack Deskins On one of the Facebook pages I follow, someone asked why the Governor had refused to sign the budget that the Legislature passed…