Author: Marie T. Cochran

I Pledge Allegiance to Affrilachia

I am a Black Southerner and my experience, though it defies the white hillbilly stereotype, is assuredly Appalachian. Being a Black person from Appalachia can be summed up in that old Facebook relationship status: It’s complicated. During my childhood, I enjoyed The Waltons, a popular 1970s TV show about a hardscrabble […]

Read More