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How Black poets and writers gave a voice to 'Affrilachia'

By Amy M. Alvarez, Assistant Teaching Professor, English, West Virginia University
Jameka Hartley, Instructor of Gender & Race Studies, University of Alabama
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Three decades after poet Frank X. Walker coined the term 'Affrilachia,' the region's poets and artists continue to create work that probes the world of a people long ignored.


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