Stories, quotes and anecdotes from Appalachia, with an emphasis on the Depression era.
Today, we recognize that the umbrella American culture includes the African American. Distinct from white American culture, it is still related, still combines with it to create one whole American culture. Many people—too many—still don’t like this, but they cannot deny it: The evidence is ever before our eyes. On the other hand, over the centuries, there has certainly been some success in the struggle for recognition of the place and importance of the African American in and for American society. However, we have all but forgotten that other culture stemming from 18th-century immigrants, the culture of those Scots-Irish Borderers.Read More »