Entries from December 2007

West Virginia Stereotypes: Don’t Believe the Hype

Date Written by Jason Keeling on December 4, 2007

Generalizations are often made about more rural states within America, and West Virginia is no stranger to being portrayed stereotypically. Skewed representations of this state have existed since its inception, were proliferated during the early days of industrialization, and remain part of the local and national subconsciousness today.
On occasion, circumstances arise that illustrate the need [...]