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Thursday, March 24, 2016
North Carolina, First in Flight
Partial list of national businesses and institutions which have spoken out against North Carolina's new law justifying discrimination against LGBT citizens, which was rushed through the General Assembly yesterday and signed by our poor excuse for a governor last night. Way to bring jobs to North Carolina, Republicans!
American Airlines Apple Bank of America Bayer Biogen Citrix Dow Chemical Duke University Google IBM Lowe’s Marriott Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams NBA NCAA Paypal Red Hat Salesforce Trillium Asset Management
J.W. Williamson was the founding editor in 1972 of the Appalachian Journal: A Regional Studies Review, which he edited until July of 2000. He has taught college classes in Appalachian history, cultural politics, and literature, and he has lectured widely on the pop-culture history of "Appalachia" in the American consciousness. His books include Interviewing Appalachia, Southern Mountaineers in Silent Films, and Hillbillyland: What the Mountains Did to the Movies and What the Movies Did to the Mountains. He has won the Thomas Wolfe Award given by the Western North Carolina Historical Society, the Laurel Leaves Award given by the Appalachian Consortium, a special Weatherford Award given by Berea College, and the Cratis Williams-James Brown Award given by the Appalachian Studies Association.
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