July 18, 2020 -
Congressman John Lewis (D-Georgia), who became a leader in the Civil Rights Movement as a student and chaired the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee for several years before being elected to Congress in 1987, has died at age 80. In this 1980 interview with Lewis, he recalls the Nashville sit-ins and the deep faith he had in the Movement.
October 17, 2019 -
At a recent affordable housing summit in North Carolina, local officials discussed how to prevent displacement and gentrification despite being hamstrung by conservative state governments.
August 28, 2016 -
This two-part report delves into anti-refugee backlash in the South and features refugees in the region who are speaking up in the 2016 election.
August 23, 2016 -
In the face of growing anti-refugee backlash, refugees are elevating their voices in the community and at the ballot box.
August 12, 2016 -
Already a prominent issue in the presidential race, the question of refugee resettlement has become a campaign talking point in state and local elections across the U.S. South.
June 2, 2016 -
The hospitality industry is thriving in the tourist mecca of Nashville, Tennessee, but the people who do the hard work of keeping the city's hotels clean are not sharing in the prosperity and often face appalling work conditions, a new report finds.
February 26, 2016 -
With millions of Americans disqualified for good-paying jobs because of criminal pasts, a growing number of states and local governments across the South are joining the movement to end the practice of asking about convictions on job applications.