Book Fridays: the struggle for labor rights

August 8, 2008 - Facing South's bi-weekly listing features new books about the U.S. South and books written by Southern writers. Covering for the Bosses: Labor and the Southern Press by Joseph B. Atkins, 280 pages, University Press of Mississippi (July 2008)

Update on the Jena 6 case

September 15, 2007 - It's just now making the national Big Media radar, but the case of the Jena 6 -- the African-American youth facing trumped-up charges for a schoolyard fight in rural Louisiana -- has been steadily capturing attention across the country in recent months.