TENNESSEE, USA — Despite a global pandemic, Dolly Parton and her entertainment empire have been very busy.
From shutting down and reopening Dollywood with enhanced health and safety guidelines to announcing her first Christmas album in 20 years, the Sevier County native has not strayed too far from the headlines since the start of 2020.
A new feature from Billboard covers Dolly’s career in entertainment looking all the way back to her beginnings on the Cas Walker Show to examine her long-standing appeal among a diverse audience.
One section of the feature is grabbing quite a bit of attention. In it, Dolly addresses the movements for equality, justice and anti-racism that have become prevalent since George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis police custody.
The article state Dolly has not attended any of the…