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Appalachia Rising

On Sept. 27, 2009 over 200o people march through the streets of Washington DC passed the EPA to the White House where over 120 people were arrested protesting mountain top removal.  This protest was the culmination of a weekend gathering called Voice From the Mountain.   Hundreds of coal field residents and their supporters,many young people, participated.   It was such a powerful, moving, informative, creative gathering.  Really well organized too!   An the action was fantastic, there was a roar in the streets as we marched. At the White House, coal field residents, marching with the flag from their states, delivered their message to the White House and then joined with others on the sidewalk  risking arrest for the...

posted on: Oct 1, 2010 | author: organizingforpower