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Blog: Black Storytelling and Policymaking in Appalachia Paper Release
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Blog: Black Storytelling and Policymaking in Appalachia Paper Release

Black Appalachians have played a critical role in Appalachian history, yet stories of Appalachia have been whitewashed for generations. Neither the contributions of Black people to Appalachian history nor the harms experienced by Black communities are popularly known or appreciated, especially in media and policymaking. In the fall of 2021, the Black Appalachian Coalition (BLAC)...