We've all been bitten We've all been underground We've all been beaten, battered, bruised Told to get down —Refused, The Shape of Punk to Come This past weekend, I returned to Cincinnati, OH—where I lived for many years in the Over the Rhine and Lower Price Hill neighborhoods—to attend the Appalachian Studies Association conference. It… Continue reading The shape of Appalachia to come
Don West was an unapologetic radical and antiracist militant. He was an educator and co-founder of the Highlander Center and, later, the Appalachian South Folklife Center. He was also a popular poet. Largely relegated to footnotes in left literary tomes today, West's essays and poems remain strikingly relevant.