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Some Harsh Truths About The Life Of A Black Abortion Doctor In The Deep South

COPENHAGEN -- In 2014, black abortion provider Dr. Willie Parker was talking to a white reporter from New York City at the "Pink House" -- the last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi -- when the reporter asked Parker if he ever feared for his safety. Show More Summary

Kansas Smitty’s, Haggerston

Jazz, juleps and jiving - Kansas Smitty's weekly night, 'The Shed, brings that generous Deep South vibe to East London This post is from The London Word and should not be republished elsewhere without prior permission. Please check out our site for more great stories and features. Kansas Smitty’s, Haggerston The post Kansas Smitty’s, Haggerston appeared first on The London Word.

Trump's Support Isn't Just From Old, Racist White Guys

The prototypical Trump backer is a poorly educated, slob of a blue collar white male worker or farmer in the backwoods of the Deep South or Midwest who alternately fears and loathes Blacks, Hispanics, gays, liberals of all stripes, Obama, and big government. Show More Summary

Trump expands the battleground…to Utah and the Deep South

Live from Deseret: Sam Wang: [Trump expands the battleground… to Utah and the Deep South]( "We can start looking for evidence of a Trump Scramble... Show More Summary

11 of The Most Beautiful Barn Venues For Getting Hitched

While barn venues have been used for as long as people have been getting hitched, only over the last few years have they become one of the most sought after venue types. Whether you’re saying “I do” in the Deep South of the United States...Show More Summary

This Passover We Call for Freedom and Dignity for All

When I was seventeen, I traveled through the deep south with a group of African American and Jewish teens from the D.C. area to engage with the history of the Civil Rights movement. During our visits to Black churches, we learned that the story of Exodus was and is still a huge part of Southern Black culture. Show More Summary

Anti-Intellectualism, Illusions Of Intellectualism, And The Culture Of Misrepresentation

According to many of today’s thinkers, anti-intellectualism is in fashion. From the Deep South to the West Coast, icons of anti-intellectualism, like Donald Trump and Kim Kardashian, are celebrated, while the icons of intellectualism among us are treated with hostility and distrust. Show More Summary

The Stubborn Persistence of Confederate Monuments

A new report identifies some 1,500 memorials to the Civil War’s losing cause, from schools to state holidays, ranging from the Deep South to the Pacific Northwest.

Why Bernie Sanders Is Wrong About the Deep South

As the Democratic primary turns into its final stretch, Bernie Sanders, his advisers, and his surrogates are making a three-step argument to remaining primary voters and uncommitted Democratic elites that suggests either a deliberate misreading of his party’s electoral base in the South or genuine ignorance. Show More Summary

Why Bernie Sanders will rue his ‘deep South’ dismissal of black voters

Right there, at the end of the Brooklyn debate, it happened. A whole slice of the United States, home to the bedrock foundation of the Democratic Party, was written off by a candidate for its nomination. But that wasn’t the first time Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) or someone from his campaign has done this. It […]

Georgetown University search turns up descendants of slaves once owned by the institution

More than 170 years after 272 slaves owned by what is now Georgetown University in Washington were sold and forcefully shipped to the dreaded cotton plantations of the Deep South, the school is in the midst of an elaborate and expensive project to find descendants of those enslaved people. Born of a need to face […]

The Shame of the Jesuits

Exclusive: A spotlight has fallen on a shameful chapter in the history of Georgetown University’s Jesuits, the 1838 sale of 272 African-Americans into Deep South slavery, but moral lapses didn’t end there, says ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern. By Ray McGovern Anti-war…Read more ?

538: Hillary Winning States That Look Like Dem Party

Nate Silver, FiveThirtyEight: "Secretary Clinton cleaned our clock in the Deep South, no question about it," Bernie Sanders said during Thursday night's Democratic debate in Brooklyn. "That is the most conservative part of this great country," he continued. Show More Summary

Clinton Is Winning The States That Look Like The Democratic Party

“Secretary Clinton cleaned our clock in the Deep South, no question about it,” Bernie Sanders said during Thursday night’s Democratic debate in Brooklyn. “That is the most conservative part of this great country,” he continued. “But you know what, we’re out of the Deep South now. And we’re moving up.” I have a few problems […]

Southern Cities Move Past States on Liberal Social Issues

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Cities in the Deep South are increasingly at odds with their states on gay rights and other benchmarks, moving toward common ground with big cities on the coasts.

Clinton endorser: Sanders insulting black voters by dismissing Southern primaries

At Thursday night's debate, for the second time in as many days, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) attempted to wave away former secretary of state Hillary Clinton's delegate lead by saying it was based on landslides in the deep South. "That is the most conservative part of this great country, that's the fact," said Sanders. "But you […]

“Southern” Voters Prefer Clinton, Others Mixed

How does the “southernness” of a state affect the Democratic Primary? Clinton has been doing well in “The South.” Of course, defining what “The South” is is pretty tricky. I divided up the states by “Deep South” vs. Other, so all the usual orginal deep south states count as “southern” except Florida. You know what…

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"[T]he business about discounting Clinton support as coming from 'conservative states' in the 'Deep South' actually exemplifies the problem I saw in the Sanders campaign from the beginning, and made me distrust both the movement and the man. Show More Summary

the black democratic primary vote is completely predictable

There is a lot of punditry about Bernie Sander’s inability to make a dent in the Black vote. This is crucial because a lot of Hillary Clinton’s delegate lead comes from massive blowouts in the Deep South. Even a small movement in the Black vote would have turned Sander’s near losses in Massachusetts, Illinois, and […]

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