June 7, 2007 -
The city of Little Rock, Arkansas is busy preparing for the 50th anniversary of a turning point in the civil rights struggle: the fall of 1957, when nine black students faced down a mob to integrate Little Rock Central High Scho
September 13, 2006 -
Progressives interested in taking back Southern politics often forget that the reasons for their difficulties in the region are not necessarily due to a lack of progressive voters, but are often due to widespread disenfranchisement of progressive constituencies in the region.
June 30, 2006 -
NPR's Morning Edition aired a wonderful story today about a legendary cultural phenomenon in Texas: the Ice House, a multi-racial meeting ground that once thrived (and still lives) from mid- to south-Texas.
January 31, 2006 -
Pam Spaulding has an excellent post up reminding people that Coretta Scott King wasn't just "the wife of Martin," although she worked tirelessly to ensure his legacy was remembered -- including battling the unconstructed Southerners l