pew research center
December 3, 2020 -
First-time voters including young people, former felons, and newly naturalized citizens proved to be a crucial voting bloc in many races nationwide including in Georgia, which a Democratic presidential candidate hadn't won in 28 years. Experts predict that these first-time voters will continue to play an important role in shaping Southern and national politics.
December 10, 2015 -
Economic inequality, which is particularly stark in Southern states, is worsening. Two new reports document the growing gap between the rich and poor, its implications for future U.S. economic growth, and policy options for narrowing it.
December 19, 2014 -
A new study finds that the racial wealth gap in the U.S. is at its widest in decades.
May 23, 2013 -
Census data shows that record numbers of newcomers are coming to the South, from both the U.S. and abroad. How will that change the future of Southern politics?
March 28, 2013 -
How different are Southern views about gay marriage? And are they changing fast enough for marriage equality advocates to win victories in Southern states?