Order the book from Amazon:

Wilburn Hayden's Book: Appalachian Black People: Identity, Location and Racial Barriers is available on-line. To get your copy of the book from Amazon, follow this link. Checkout: The Black Diaspora: Black Appalachians, Canadian Blacks and Descendants from the African Continent at http://africanablackpeoples.blogspot.com/

Friday, March 27, 2015

Safe Travels to and from East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee

http://www.appalachianstudies.org/ Let the good times roll. Keep the wheels down. Let's gather in Johnson City! MANY MOUNTAINS, MANY MUSICS ― challenges you to view Appalachia from a fresh perspective and discover its emergence as a creative, dynamic force.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

38th Annual ASA Conference

Wilburn will be at there.
Conference theme: Many Mountains, Many Musics - March 27-29, 2015

 East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee.

Wilburn Hayden will have books for sale at a table in the Exhibition Hall. Order Copies of the paperback book, Appalachia Black People from South91@outlook.com for $30.00 – USA Dollars. Shipping and Handling Charges, $10.00. Payment accepted via PayPal.

Amazon – http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0986278009 $30.00 plus Amazon shipping and handling.

Electronic Edition available in ebook Formats: Kindle, ePUB & PDF. $6.00. The links are found on the book’s blog page where updates, author appearences and sales info:

Friday, March 6, 2015

In this cold, cold winter, it is time for an extra COVER.

Here is the book cover for the new title about Blacks from Appalachian America.
Click on image for a larger view.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Appendix C from Appalachian Black People

Appalachian Black People
Appendix C
"Rites of Death and Burial of Blacks in Appalachia."
The South Asheville Colored Cemetery 1840-1943
Is also available on-line through the University of North Carolina at Asheville, D. Hiden Ramsey Library Special Collections/University Archives. The on-line collection includes interviews with nine elderly African Americans natives of Asheville, NC and gives a vivid record of rites of death and burial for black residents of Asheville before 1940; photos of the Cemetery in early 2000; a partial listing from the Buncombe County Death Registry of persons buried in South Asheville Colored Cemetery; a list of artifacts related to burials in the cemetery and sources for further information about the cemetery; and Hayden’s article from Appalachian Heritage article from 1991 Winter Issue of  Appalachian Heritage.

Place orders for the book and interact with the author via email

You can reach the author and get copies of the book, perhaps for your summer or fall semester class, by email. Send to 91South -at- Outlook -dot- com. (Remove the -at- and -dot- and replace with @ and . of course.)

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

New Book from Wilburn Hayden due in spring, 2015

Expand your library! Stay tuned for news of a new book from Wilburn Hayden about Blacks in Appalachia.