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Age of Awareness

Dear White People in Appalachia

A plea for empathy from the white people back home.

This is a brief collaborative essay by myself and my good friend, Kelly Overbay. We’re both natives of Appalachia — West Virginia, specifically — and we’ve been more than a little dismayed by some of the responses coming from our family and friends back home in response to the mass protests against the judicial murder of…

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Dr. Thomas J. West III

Dr. Thomas J. West III

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Ph.D. in English | Film and TV geek | Lover of fantasy and history | Full-time writer | Feminist and queer | Liberal scold and gadfly