Elizabeth Catte

author, “What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia”

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Elizabeth Catte is a historian from east Tennessee.   
 People in Appalachia voted Donald Trump into office. But the popular conception of that region as a backwards, racist place is…

Why is Appalachia so misunderstood?

Elizabeth Catte is a historian from east Tennessee.  People in Appalachia voted Donald Trump into office. But the popular conception of that region as a backwards, racist place is…

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