In a state where basketball is a religion, a small, mountain school is accused of heresy – disturbing the hierarchy of Kentucky high school sports. Fined, sanctioned and harassed for its transfer students – many of whom are urban and black – the Cordia School has a history of coming from behind. But this is about more than…Read More...
While thousands of Appalachian coal miners go unemployed, the federal government is sitting on $2.5 billion that could put them to work. Their jobs could be reclaiming abandoned mine lands and preparing the way for a new regional economy.