Southern Exposure was an award-winning print journal published by the Institute for Southern Studies, publisher of Facing South, from 1973 until 2011. Southern Exposure earned a national reputation for its writing on a broad range of political and cultural issues in the South, with a special emphasis on investigative journalism and oral history.

On the 50th anniversary of Southern Exposure’s birth, Facing South and the Institute will be publishing a full digital archive of the journal over the course of the year. The initial installment of the archives available in March 2023 includes issues from the magazine’s launch in 1973 through 1981.

Report cover reading "Blueprint for Gulf Renewal: The Katrina Crisis and a Community Agenda for Action"

Blueprint for Gulf Renewal

  • Introduction: Keeping Our Promise to the Gulf Coast

  • Blueprint for Gulf Renewal: An Action Agenda

  • The Katrina Index: The State of Recovery by Numbers

  • Special Report: Where Did the Katrina Money Go?

  • Gulf Coast Voices: Our Message to the Nation

  • Gulf Coast Organizations

  • Sources

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