An Alternative View of Appalachia

Learn the history in a brand new way

he movie adaptation of J.D. Vance’s book Hillbilly Elegy, the story of a White working-class family in Appalachia, is now out on Netflix.

There are probably better ways to spend your time.

Earlier this year, Electric Lit writer Crystal Wilkinson compiled a list of 10 books that center around Black Appalachia, or “Affrilachia,” that seem way more interesting.