Family in Transit

Out-Migration: Spreading Appalachia Abroad

This discussion, “Out-Migration: Spreading Appalachia Abroad” is a look at how Appalachian culture, specifically Black Appalachian culture, has spread to other areas of the country. We hear from wordsmith and storyteller, Omopé Carter-Daboiku; Professor of Appalachian Studies, Dr. Ted Olson from East Tennessee State University; and Dr. Freida H. Outlaw, a Minority Fellowship Program member of the American Nurses Association. Their discussion is moderated by Freedom Stories Project Director, Dr. Alicestyne Turley.

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Dr. Freida H. Outlaw, PhD, RN, APRN, FAAN
Dr. Freida Hopkins Outlaw was named the Academic Program Consultant to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) at the American Nurses Association on September...


Ted Olson, PhD
Ted Olson holds the Ph.D. in English (1997) from the University of Mississippi, the M.A. in English (1991) from the University of Kentucky, and the B.A. in English (1982) from...


Omopé Carter-Daboiku
An Appalachian of mixed ancestry, Omope Carter Daboiku hails from the Ohio River town of Ironton. She migrated to Cincinnati in 1972 and to Dayton in 2012. A cultural geographer...

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