August 29, 2023 -
On the sixtieth anniversary of the March for Jobs and Freedom, photojournalist Earl Dotter writes about reconnecting with Raymona Middleton, a third-generation Black Washingtonian whom he first met on assignment in 1993 at the thirtieth anniversary of the march.
August 14, 2023 -
A piece from the 1984 Southern Exposure issue “Elections: Grassroots Strategies for Change,” with an introduction by the issue’s special editor, Marc Miller.
July 27, 2023 -
Florida’s Senate Bill 1718 is the culmination of over a decade of restrictive policies in the South targeting undocumented immigrants. Organizers and legal advocates draw from historical challenges and victories across the region to understand outcomes of the Sunshine State's newest law.
July 13, 2023 -
A poem from the Summer 1981 issue of Southern Exposure by the Alabama-born writer, who passed away earlier this month.
June 28, 2023 -
Pagan ritual, country living, and a little magic, from the 1989 Southern Exposure issue “Mint Juleps, Wisteria, and Queers.”
May 25, 2023 -
To mark Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we're republishing a story from Southern Exposure's 2005 "East Meets South" issue about Vietnamese American shrimpers in the Gulf of Mexico who, decades after facing down the Klan, faced an increasingly globalized industry.
May 11, 2023 -
Ben Barber interviewed UNC law professor and anti-poverty scholar Gene Nichol about his new book, “Lessons from North Carolina: Race, Religion, Tribe, and the Future of America,” which offers insights from North Carolina politics aimed at countering the nationwide assault on democratic norms and values.