(Say in deep Texas drawl:) No one knows where he came from. Some say the Deep South, others say back East. Either way, he arrived in Portland with one thing on his mind- to rustle him some Cats. Biscuit is his name……and Cat Rustling is his game. Biscuit and his Oregon Tails posse sleep by […]
At last, some good news in abortion rights. Last week, a federal judge in Alabama blocked a regulation that might have closed the state's largest abortion clinic for good. The West Alabama Women's Center in Tuscaloosa closed back in January after the clinic's previous physician retired. Show More Summary
Despite the continued popularity of South Park and The Simpsons, adult-oriented cartoons still seem to miss more often than the hit. That can’t be said about Archer though, as the FX (soon to be FXX) series is currently heading into its seventh season with no signs of slowing. Show More Summary
Aaron Douglas: An Idyll of the Deep South (1934) “The Black Church” Does Not Exist; It Never Has by Lawrence Ware | @law_ware | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) What is colloquially called ‘The Black Church’ is actually many communities of faith that share a cultural heritage and has historically been populated by people of African descent. Show More Summary
There's something about the Deep South - its sticky nights, those dense bayous and that subtle undertone of violence carried on the hot breeze - that seems so well suited to video games, so it's a surprise not more have taken up the city of New Orleans as a backdrop. Show More Summary
Tan Copsy | ( Risky Business) | – – Atlanta, Georgia – The Southeastern United States and Texas are uniquely at risk from climate change, according to a new report by the…
Deep south you’ll hear whispers of a new favorite band amongst the greater sovereign lords manning respectable posts throughout dixie. The whisper speaks of analog eight-track tape, fog machines, a band owning the motorik tendencies of the artier continental rockers coming out of rhineland, but hexing it with sacrilege. Show More Summary
Here’s the thing about South Carolina: if you drive far enough inland from the ocean, you will run out of fingers on which to count highway billboards threatening you with ultimatums like “Accept Jesus Or Burn In Hell.” Not a whole lot to recommend the place once you get out of earshot of the surf. Read more...
Years before the BBC gave Jeremy Clarkson the boot, denizens of the great state of Alabama kicked the Top Gear co-hosts out of the Heart of Dixie. On a road trip through the deep South (episode first aired February 2007), Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May competed to get each other shot or arrested. Show More Summary
Alena doe not want to live as Christopher, but survival dictates. The post Transgender And Trapped In The Deep South appeared first on The Good Men Project.
SCOTUSblog’s Lyle Denniston reports on a disturbing development in the Deep South’s ongoing fight against nationwide marriage equality. Asked by the Alabama Supreme Court for advice on how to respond to the Supreme Court’s ruling on… The post Conservative Groups Urge Alabama Supreme Court to Defy SCOTUS Marriage Ruling appeared first on Towleroad.
The ongoing Confederate flag debate in the Deep South sparked by the recent hate-motivated church shooting in Charleston was expected to draw hundreds to a rally in South Carolina later this month for a scheduled protest of officials’ call to remove the flag from the State House grounds, the leader...
An important Human Rights Watch report on Vietnam's persecution of the Montagnards. Myanmar's hidden martial art: lethwei. Don Pathan, a Yala-based analyst, reflects on the ongoing conflict in Thailand's deep south and why Bangkok lacks...Show More Summary
The Rev. DePayne Middleton-Doctor was memorialized, after what the authorities described as the racially motivated murder of nine people inside one of the Deep South’s most historic churches.
A federal preschool program did more than improve educational opportunities for poor children in Mississippi during the 1960s. The program also gave a political and economic boost to the state's civil rights activists, according to a historian.
With the American South so radically conservative and politically divergent from most of the rest of the country, it's easy to forget that it was not always so. The American...
A rare and important on-the-ground insight from Lindsay Murdoch on the long-running conflict in Thailand's deep south. An excellent piece by Shawn Crispin on the rising spectre of instability in Thailand. BBC Trending exposed the fake...Show More Summary
With the Confederate flag continuing to come down in Deep South states following last week’s horrific mass shooting in Charleston, Daily Show host Jon Stewart opened last night’s show with some colorful commentary and perspective on the r… The post Jon Stewart Is Positively Pleased the Confederate Flag Is Falling in the Deep South: VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.
In the Deep South, Alabama is a unique state. For its governor to act unilaterally on the Confederate battle flag took some chutzpah.
The United States of America has certain regional divisions. There is the North, and the South. Within the South, there is the Upper South and the Deep South. Within the Deep South, there is South Carolina, and within South Carolina there is Charleston. With an economy based primarily in plantation