March 25, 2014 -
The film about the experience of a free black man kidnapped and sold into slavery in Louisiana downplayed revolt -- despite its prominent place in Solomon Northup's autobiography.
January 31, 2014 -
The South's rich musical and cultural traditions, as well the harsh realities of racist violence and injustice in the region, defined the artistic and political outlook of Seeger, who passed away on Jan. 27.
January 2, 2014 -
A leading journalist's TV show will look at the political battles underway in North Carolina, where protesters are fighting back against a right-wing government.
November 22, 2013 -
Musicians who support North Carolina's Moral Monday movement against the legislature's extremist agenda are releasing an album of protest songs next week. Sales will benefit groups working for civil rights, voting rights and choice rights in the state.
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.
November 26, 2012 -
The producer of a lighthearted documentary film about a Houma Indian Christmas tradition hopes it will draw attention to the Louisiana tribe's struggle for federal recognition, which has become especially critical in the aftermath of the BP disaster.
October 3, 2012 -
Are you a blogger, reporter or otherwise involved in media? Do you want to cover the big stories in the upcoming elections about voting rights and money in politics? Then come to the Institute's media training in North Carolina this weekend.