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West Virginia Rises

Posted in Social and Political Commentary with tags , , , , on January 16, 2008 by ezlnwv

Did you know that in 1974, there was a major rebellion in Kanawha County, West Virginia? Thousands of outraged citizens worked together to shut the county down. Parents kept their children home from school, buildings were bombed, people were shot, students walked out of class, and workers went on a general strike. What injustice could spark so much mayhem? In West Virginia, it could be a number of things… Continue reading