Districts in the Deep South won by President Obama, all majority-minority The Voting Rights Act saw one of its main enforcement mechanisms gutted last summer in the controversial and partisan 5-4 Supreme Court decision Shelby County v. Show More Summary
Jeff Sessions pretty much walks on his knuckles as far as racial issues are concerned.
Snow began falling in the nation's capital early Monday, and officials warned people to stay off treacherous, icy roads a scene that has become familiar to residents in the Midwest, East and even Deep South this year. Schools were canceled, bus service was halted in places and federal government workers in the DC area were told to stay home Monday. Show More Summary
“Several states have turned from red to purple,” DNC chair tells members. “Can you name one state that is turning from blue to purple? You can’t.”
18 Mar-19 Apr The 1960 novel that has pulled on the heartstrings of readers for years, a story of racial prejudice in the deep south, is coming to the Sydney stage....
Climate scientists have been predicting more intense seasonal temperature variations and storms for several years now and recent winter ice storms in the deep south of the US, as well as ‘super storm’ Sandy, seem to lend much credence to this forecasting. Show More Summary
Two young black men were found dead in a river in Mississippi. The year was 1964, and many suspected the men died at the hands of the KKK. But this was the South in the 60s—the case was never solved. Decades later, filmmaker David Ridgen returned to Mississippi with the brother of one of the victims. Show More Summary
If you’ve spent 10 minutes in the Deep South, then you’ve had collard greens cooked in bacon. Just enough to need this soup on hand. [ more › ]
By James Roemer: C old U.S. Winter Affecting Nation's Economy You have heard it on your local news for weeks, read about it in dozens of newspapers around the world and if you live in the deep south, Midwest or Northeast, have "felt" it first hand---the most severe U.S. Show More Summary
History is hoping viewers are ready for some beasts of the Southern wild because they are getting into the monster business with a new series this Monday.Focusing on a legendary cryptid that has supposedly tormented the deep south for generations, "Cryptid: The Swamp Beast" debuts Feb. Show More Summary
Consumers ransacked retail shelves as another storm dumped snow and ice on the Deep South and Eastern Seaboard, and many of those shelves stayed bare as produce companies basically shut down with gridlocked traffic keeping trucks off the road.
Even the radio reporters are saying they should not be on the roads in places such as Washington, D.C. Heavy snow has piled up from the Deep South through the mid-Atlantic and states to the north will be getting hit as the day continues. Also in the forecast: Ice, along the I-95 corridor.
Worsening storm that's gripped the Deep South batters North Carolina on continued path of misery.
The National Weather Service is not holding back on its warnings about the ice and snow storm that is hitting the Deep South and will move into the Mid-Atlantic later on Wednesday. Forecasters warn of "impossible travel conditions" in Georgia and dangerous roads elsewhere.
Rosanne Cash's new album, The River and the Thread, references a series of visits she recently made to the Deep South, where she and her husband John Levanthal, who produced the album, explored her family's roots and the region's history. Mashable...Show More Summary
The National Weather Service is using strong language to warn people in Atlanta and places nearby that dangerous weather is on the way. Through North Carolina and up into Virginia, significant snowfall is expected.
The Washington Post lists ten myths about President Barack Obama. Dana Milbank has thoughts on why these flagrant falsehoods still thrive. Obama conspiracy theories have flourished in the Deep South, where wealth and educational levels are both low. This makes sense: Where voters are least informed, they are most susceptible to misinformation peddled by talk-radio [...]
Today the Tibetan monks arrived in Chapel Hill after a long stay and drive up from Atlanta. Finally they were able to get out of the ice and snow we had recently in the deep south. I had dinner with them at the coordinators house; vegetable...Show More Summary
As the feud between The Weather Channel and DIRECTV enters its third week, TWC president David Clark says his network’s coverage of the winter storm in the Deep South gives him confidence that they will ultimately win the battle. InShow More Summary