Artist: Advocate: Entrepreneur: Crystal Good is a member of the Affrilachian (African American Appalachian) Poets, a group of writers and artists whose creations and existence combat the erasure of African American identity in the Appalachian region. She is an Irene McKinney Scholar and a West Virginia University Reed College of Media Newstart Fellow. Crystal is the author of Valley Girl (2009) from which the Huffington Post titled her, "Appalachia's Future Poet Laureate." The founder and CEO of Mixxed Media, government relations consulting firm that leverages social & media engagement strategies for mission-driven organizations, and BlackByGod.org a news product designed to fill the information gap in her home state of West Virginia. Crystal holds the completely made up but totally real office of "Social Media Senator for the Digital District Of West Virginia."