West Virginia used to run on coal. Now the communities that flourished around the mines have been left to fend for themselves. In this four-part documentary series, former miners, union members, environmentalists, and students work to bring their beloved home state into the 21st century.
The Pride of Del Rio
This May, Bruno “Ralphy” Lozano became not only the youngest-ever mayor of Del Rio, Texas, but also the city’s first openly gay elected official. The 30-something Democrat is also an Air Force veteran, a flight attendant, and really good at walking in heels. In this short documentary, meet the groundbreaking politician whose landslide victory over a middle-aged incumbent meant this border town of 36,000 elected an openly gay mayor before San Francisco or New York did.