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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

2 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

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

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