Stecoah Valley Center, 2011

  Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center (Organizational Recipient) Built of native rock with the skill and labor of many local residents, Stecoah Union School in Graham County opened to its first students in 1926. After 68 years of serving as a center of the...
Black Mountain College

Black Mountain College

In 1933, Black Mountain College opened near Black Mountain, North Carolina. Dedicated to the arts, it marked a radical departure from most colleges of the time. It was an experiment in progressive education and communal work.

Affrilachians

Affrilachians

Creative Commons Image Obtained Through Flickr The term Affrilachian, coined in the early 1990s by Kentucky poet Frank X Walker, has claimed a place in our understanding of the Appalachian past. Walker sought to recognize people who are both African American and...