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Ain’t No Grave: What VICE Doesn’t Want You To Know About Appalachia

This article was originally published in MAG-Net member Appalshop’s, STORYTELLING MATTERS is a blog series, and is reposted here with their permission    I’ve been reticent to post about this collection of essays on Central Appalachia recently published on VICE. It includes some important, hard-hitting and necessary stories on stereotyping, healthcare needs for residents of the region, the decline Read more

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The Night Out for Safety and Liberation

Don’t miss out on your opportunity to join advocates from across the country to redefine what safety means in your community! MAG-Net member, the Ella Baker Center will be leading the charge. The Night Out for Safety and Liberation is a national event that asks us to redefine what public safety means with and for Read more

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BREAKING DOWN RURAL – URBAN BARRIERS

Check out this great profile of MAG-Net anchor Appalshop in the Daily Yonder, below is a snippet of the article and you can read the whole profile here.    The two creators of the Exchange, Art of the Rural‘s Savannah Barrett and Appalshop‘s Josh May, answered some questions for us recently. If you are, like me, not in Read more

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From Cultural Moment to Culture Movement

I recently traveled to St. Louis to represent the Media Action Grassroots Network during the Ferguson October Weekend of Resistance. It was amazing.

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Podcast: Hakim Bellamy

Ren is the DJ: A podcast hosted by Steven Renderos (aka DJ Ren) interviewing the many talented voices of the media justice movement.