Alderson Archers chase state title!

By Matthew Young RealWV CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Alderson Elementary School Archers arrived at the Charleston Coliseum Saturday morning in pursuit of immortality. And like a group of seasoned troubadours, these high-pressure competitors showed up ready to croon their ballad of accuracy for a chance at the West Virginia State Championship.  “We are so excited, […]

Lessons Learned Traveling with ‘The Green Book’

By Carolyn Foster Bailey Lewis, PhD, for BlackByGod I was born 1948 in Pittsburgh. My parents separated and, when I was six months-old, my Great Aunt Thelma Wttten Stone came from Bluefield, W.Va, to get me for a while but ended up raising me there. In 1947, she built a hotel with a restaurant (the best […]