Appalachia the Scapegoat for America's Racism Ada Smith is one of thousands who voted in Kentucky's primary on Tuesday. She's 21 years old and a new voter. With all the talk about race in the presidential campaign, Smith wants to set the record straight when it comes to voter stereotypes.
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Appalachia the Scapegoat for America's Racism

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Appalachia the Scapegoat for America's Racism

Appalachia the Scapegoat for America's Racism

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Ada Smith of the Appalachian Media Institute is one of thousands who voted in Kentucky's primary on Tuesday. She's 21 years old and a new voter. With all the talk about race in the presidential campaign, Smith wants to set the record straight when it comes to voter stereotypes.

This essay was produced by the Appalachian Media Institute and Youth Radio.