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Why Wouldn’t An Immortal Black Superhero Have Just Ended Slavery?

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

So, if a dark-skinned alien with Kryptonian-on-Earth levels of power landed in the Deep South in 1839 and found himself a slave, he’d just break the chains binding him and others, right? Not necessarily. Read more...

Giving Birth In Georgia Is Too Often A Deadly Event

5 days agoHealth : The Checkup

Georgia enjoys its image as the Empire State of the South, a leader among its Deep South neighbors, the first to have an Olympic city and the first to send a native son to the White House. But for all...

Fatal explosions at hotel in southern Thailand: multiple deaths, dozens wounded

6 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Late Tuesday in Thailand, an explosion reported to be caused by two car bombs went off killing one and wounding dozens more in the city of Pattani, in the deep South of Thailand. “It was unclear whether the bombs were set off by timers or electrical signal,” the Bangkok Post reported. (more…)

The British Are Coming—to the Deep South

A deep-seated curiosity about America's cultural and political history brings international travelers south, in droves.

8/14: Deadly floods lead to scores of rescues; Muslim Olympic fencer makes history

At least three people are dead as floodwaters continue to rise to historic levels in the Deep South; Ibtihaj Muhammad made Olympic history this weekend.

Louisiana Deals With Unprecedented Flooding as Water Levels Continue to Rise

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Parts of America’s Deep South are in the middle of some out-of-control flooding, and the waters are continuing to rise. Read more...

Deadly Flooding Louisiana: State Of Emergency Declared As Thousands Are Evacuated

A state of emergency has been declared in Louisiana due to an “unprecedented, historic” amount of rain has fallen in the deep south. The Guardian reports that members of the National Guard have been activated in order to rescue and evacuate as many people as possible before more rain falls in the area, causing even... Show More Summary

11 bombings hit popular tourist towns across Thailand, leaving four dead

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

A string of bomb attacks hit popular tourist towns across Thailand, leaving four dead and many wounded, with authorities Friday ruling out terrorism despite suspicions insurgents in the kingdom’s deep south are responsible. In the normally peaceful resort town of Hua Hin, blood-spattered...

My mom gives us the skinny on the sexiest men in gaming

[Originally published a year ago by one of our readers, an adorable blast from the past! Also, I was cute in 2012 before I turned into captain morgan. -Niero] Somewhere in deep South Texas, born and raised, on the playground was where she probably spent some time at... Show More Summary

#HowToughAmIBlackEdition Has Black Twitter Lit

#HowToughAmIBlackEdition is the latest trending topic to have Black Twitter reacting, and it’s comedy. The premise is simple: there are certain threats our parents sent our way—whether you grew up in NYC, the Deep South, the Caribbean to the Mother

Civil Unrest Is America's Problem

Co-authored by Harmony Hobbs, Huffington Post contributor We know what you're thinking: what do two white women from the deep South know about race that I don't? What could they possibly tell me that I don't already know? It turns out, we can tell you a lot. We live in Baton Rouge. Show More Summary

A Double Dose of Deep South Drama in New York City: "2 By Tennessee Williams" at St. Luke's Theatre

Many of Tennessee Williams' plays have cemented their status into American literary and pop culture. Since they were first written, they've been performed on stages both large and small with some degree of regularly through the decades. Show More Summary

Academia Indicts America for Orlando Terrorist Attack

Middle East studies professors are blaming guns, American homophobia, Christians, Deep South bigotry – anything but Islamic terrorism.

South Thailand's battle against the trauma of conflict

After more than a decade of conflict, the violence in Thailand's deep south takes a toll on people's mental well-being.

The Rumpus Interview with Garrard Conley

Garrard Conley, author of the new memoir Boy Erased, discusses growing up in the deep South, mothers, writing for change, and political delusions.

Reebok & Sneaker Politics Clash Southern Steez With ’90s Nostalgia

Boutique retailer Sneaker Politics has teamed up with Reebok to drop a seersucker edition of the ’90s cult classic Instapump Fury silhouette. The collaboration takes inspiration from the Deep South, where seersucker fabric is a popular choice for keeping the wearer cool and stylish while battling the intensity of the Southern weather. The puckered, striped […]

UAB Developing Training Program on Ebola for First Responders in Deep South

UAB has received a grant to develop and implement Ebola and infectious disease training to further protect health care and public safety workers.

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

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

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

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