September 25, 2015 -
This week marks the first visit to the U.S. by Pope Francis, who interprets the Bible as a handbook for social justice and calls the faithful to do likewise. In the latest installment of Southern Voices, we look at how religion has influenced Southern social justice leaders and their organizations.
January 18, 2013 -
Much of the impetus for the civil rights movement came from students who led marches, took beatings, sang freedom songs, and went to jail. James Orange organized schools in Birmingham, Ala. and recounted his experiences in a 1981 interview in Southern Exposure, which we share in honor of the magazine's 40th anniversary.
October 14, 2011 -
That the legendarily courageous Shuttlesworth, one of the key architects of the Civil Rights Movement, lived long enough to change the course of American history seems nothing short of a miracle.
August 1, 1979 -
This article originally appeared in Southern Exposure Vol. 7 No. 1, "Behind Closed Doors." Find more from that issue here. …