By C.E. Huffman
Frank X Walker pictured with his new book "A Is For Affilachia." Mark Cornelison | UK Photo
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 21, 2023) — Appalachia has a rich history and culture. According to the Appalachian Regional Commission, the region spans north from New York, down the expansive mountain range as far south and west to Mississippi with Kentucky in the middle. Many times, lost in the overall conversation of Appalachia are Black Americans contributions to the region.
Frank X Walker, University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences English professor, wanted to make sure the region’s Black