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Holly Hunter on a Deep South Road Trip in 'Strange Weather' Trailer

"What kind of mother doesn't try to fix it?!" Brainstorm Media has debuted an official trailer for the indie drama titled Strange Weather, from writer/director Katherine Dieckmann. The film stars Holly Hunter as a mother who goes on a road trip to find out the truth about her son's suicide seven years ago. Show More Summary

The Impact Of the Fair Representation Act: African American Voting Rights and Representation In The Deep South

This post was written with FairVote Legal Director Drew Penrose, and Legal Fellow Dave O’Brien. The United States continues to fall short in fairly reflecting its diversity in elected offices. Our widespread use of a winner-take-allShow More Summary

FALSE BLACK POWER: The gripping name of a new book. The NY Post publishes an excerpt. The Voting…

FALSE BLACK POWER: The gripping name of a new book. The NY Post publishes an excerpt. The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was followed by large increases in black elected officials. In the Deep South, black officeholders grew from 100 in 1964 to 4,300 in 1978. By the early 1980s, major US cities with large […]

One Day, One Place: Tasty bite of Deep South in Birmingham

The former steel town’s restaurants have won national acclaim, winning James Beard Awards and profiles in food magazines. While there are plenty of other reasons to visit — last month the city dedicated a National Park Service civil rights monument — it’s easy to plan a day just devoted to food. Show More Summary

What Archibald’s Does Differently From Every Other BBQ Spot

Check out the full Periscope footage here: Though Archibald’s is located firmly in the Deep South, its barbecue techniques are anything but southern. The Archibald family has long bucked the traditional slow fire method of their BBQ peers — they take the opposite approach, cooking their meats for 45 minutes over hickory wood at a very high heat. Show More Summary

On the Road

From the Deep South to the Pacific Northwest, Eater searches for the meaning of America in the restaurants along the way The great American road trip is our national rite of passage. It's on the open road that we search for ourselves...Show More Summary

Deep South Road Trip to Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana

After the success of our Great American Road Trip to the heart of the United States a couple years ago, I was excited to turn a trip to Huntsville Alabama to a […] The post Deep South Road Trip to Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana appeared...Show More Summary

Were Black Children Used as Alligator Bait in the American South?

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Tales of youngsters chained up as "alligator bait" in the deep South of the 18th and early 19th centuries bespeak the United States' racist past.

DJ Vicki Powell takes Heretic Deep South for a dance party

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Project Q

When Heretic goes deepDeep South, that is – it takes a trio of talented DJs to pull off this deliciously queer dance party. Paging Vicki Powell, Scooter McCreight and Chelsea Starr.

Daily 2 Cents: La Lechuza Speaks... -- Bigfoot...or Disheveled Man? -- Report Chicago Flying Humanoid Sightings

La Lechuza Speaks...Juan in Texas called in to tell of a weird encounter he had one night:“I want to talk about an experience I had when I was about 17 or 18. I lived back at home, which was at the border in deep south Texas, the border near Laredo, Texas. Show More Summary

Whisky Galore: Two Friends Walk and Roll into a Distillery

If I was writing fiction about two disabled people going on a road trip, I’d be pleased to create a character like Nigel. He’s stroppy, Northern (from the perspective of the U.K. there isn’t a direct U.S. analogy – think deep south– but really cold and more booze!) and energetic. Show More Summary

10 Great Social Innovation Reads: April 2017

April saw a debate about whether or not crowdfunding is transforming philanthropy, critiques of Harvard Business School, a report on the lack of philanthropy in the Deep South, a first-person account of the effects of founder’s syndrome, and tools to help more funders engage in advocacy. Add to that a new Supreme Court Justice, some new […]

Sessions’ island of reaction

WASHINGTON — Imagine if I began a column about Attorney General Jeff Sessions this way: “I really am amazed that an attorney general who hails from a former Confederate state in the Deep South can issue a series of orders wrecking efforts to reform police practices, cutting back on voting rights and restarting the war [...]Show More Summary

Bomb, gun attacks kill two in Thailand's deep south

A string of bomb and gun attacks killed two people in southern Thailand late on Wednesday and wounded three others, a senior military spokesman said. The region has seen a long-running separatist insurgency: more than 6,500 people, most of them civilians, have died in separatist violence since 2004, when resistance to Buddhist rule flared up. Show More Summary

OMB Peezy Is The New Voice Of Regional Rap

The deep South and Northern California have always been connected. This 20-year-old Alabama native’s music is redefining that bond.

Can the Left Rebuild in the Deep South?

John Ossoff could be the first Democrat to win Georgia's sixth district in nearly 40 years. We go inside his record-breaking campaign.

'Martinsville 7' sentenced to die in racially charged rape case

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Martinsville, then a prosperous furniture manufacturing center of 17,500, regarded itself as less racist than the Deep South.

Gangstar New Orleans beginner's guide

3 months agoMobile / Mobile Apps : 148Apps

The Gangstar series made its return last week, serving up more GTA-esque open world antics. As you might have guessed, the game travels to New Orleans, where you turn to a life of crime in the deep south. With the game's expansive city,...Show More Summary

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