Charles B. Keeney
Dr. Charles B. Keeney is an author and history professor. He is the great-grandson of labor leader Frank Keeney and is involved in efforts to preserve the Blair Mountain Battlefield.
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Friday, October 28, 2016
'Blood on the Mountain': Why We Need a Red Neck Protest Anthem, Not a Hillbilly Elegy
A place mired in poverty, a culture of guns, conservative religion, poorly educated people, an angry and embittered populace. These are common words used by journalists and writers to describe West Virginia. What may surprise some readers, however, is that I am referring to media interpretations of...