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WVU journalism professor's Monongah Mine disaster documentary to air on WVPBS

A West Virginia University P.I. Reed School of Journalism (SOJ) professor’s documentary about the 1907 Monongah Mine disaster.

A West Virginia University P.I. Reed School of Journalism (SOJ) professor’s documentary about the 1907 Monongah Mine disaster will air on West Virginia Public Television at 10:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6 – the 100-year anniversary of the catastrophe.

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WVU SOJ veterans project reveals untold stories of African-Americans in World War II

Black soldiers not only risked their lives battling German and Japanese forces during World War II but, in many cases, had to fight a more insidious enemy – racism.

New revelations about the dual battles they fought in the war and other untold stories are featured in the documentary, “Fighting on Two Fronts: Untold Stories of African American Vets from WWII,” by Joel Beeson, an assistant professor in the West Virginia University Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism.

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