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Weekly conversations about what matters to the people of Central Appalachia. broadcast from WMMT— the 24-hour voice of mountain people’s music, culture, and social issues. WMMT provides broadcast space for creative expression, community involvement, and discussion of public policy to benefit coalfield communities and the Appalachian region as a whole. Find us online at http://wmmt.org!Read more »
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In this episode we bring you Nikki Giovanni’s keynote address to the 2018 Appalachian Writers Workshop. Nikki Giovanni is an award winning prolific poet, activist and educator. She was born in Knoxville in 1943, and raised in Cincinnati, OH. She now makes her home in Blacksburg, VA where she has taught at Virginia Tech since 1987.
Each July writers gather in at the Hindman Settlement School for the Appalachian Writers Workshop. This year was the 41st annual workshop, and Giovanni delivered the keynote address.Read more »