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Review: Book Details the Overlooked Experience of Black People in Appalachian Coal Camps

The Harlan Renaissance: Stories of Black Life in Appalachian Coal TownsBy William H. TurnerWest Virginia University Press (October 2021) One of the oldest and most enduring myths about the Appalachian Mountains is that they are now and always have been overwhelmingly populated by white Scots-Irish.  Dr. William H. Turner has written a new book, The […]