November 10, 2017 -
A year after Donald Trump was elected president in a campaign that appealed to bigotry, voters across the South rejected the politics of division and embraced trailblazing African-American, Asian-American, Latino and LGBT candidates.
September 22, 2016 -
At the same time Hillary Clinton is making political history with her presidential run, women — and especially women of color — remain dramatically underrepresented among North Carolina's county commissioners. In fact, 42 of the state's 100 counties have no women commissioners at all, a Facing South analysis finds.
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.
April 9, 2013 -
Young adults face dramatically high rates of unemployment, and the problem is particularly severe in Southern states, which are also grappling with high poverty rates.
February 9, 2012 -
So far six Democratic lawmakers have announced they will not seek re-election to the legislature in the wake of Republican-controlled redistricting -- all of them women. It's part of a larger pattern of policies hostile to women's interests coming out of Raleigh.
April 20, 2006 -
Number of women legislators low in Alabama, Southeast:
April 1, 2005 -
Amanda Marcotte at Pandagon says that "Southern women are already feminists, they just don't know it yet." Check out her post on Loretta Lynn and finding the heart of the South: