Author: Nick Mullins

Civil Rights and the All Mighty Economy

When I attended Clintwood High School throughout the mid-’90s, there was an amazing lack of ethnic diversity. Our school was 99.8 percent white. The one student of color who attended CHS had been adopted and raised by a white family. It goes without saying that we had a very limited […]

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Don’t Tell Coal Country, ‘That’s What You Get For Voting For Trump.’

Even before the US Senate recently confirmed President Trump’s pick of a former coal executive to head the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration, Appalachians were already bracing for the bitter taunts from self-righteous liberals and environmentalists, “That’s what you get for voting for Trump.” We hear it. We don’t like […]

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