West Virginia Appalachia Rising

2011 /June 4 to the 11th  mark the anniversary of the Battle of Blair Mountain and  save this historic site. Be part of history in the making…the world is watching.

 

“The Appalachia Rising: March on Blair Mountain is a peaceful, unifying event involving environmental justice organizations, union workers, scholars, artists, and other citizens and groups. The march commemorates the 90th anniversary of the Battle of Blair Mountain in 1921, when 10,000 coal miners rose against the rule of the coal operators and fought for the basic right to live and work in decent conditions.”  marchonblairmountain.org