How the GOP took control of state politics in Alabama, leaving black lawmakers — and their constituents — powerless.
Tag: the south
A day after William Faulkner’s funeral and a few weeks before James Meredith became the first African-American student to register at the University of Mississipi, the author arrived in Oxford to cover the Dixie National Baton Twirling Institute.
Jurors from the Emmett Till trial revisit the case 50 years later.
An 8th-generation Louisvillian on the Kentucky Derby, bourbon and the history of his hometown.
On the enduring political influence and entrenched racism of the Greek system at the University of Alabama.
On the Republican Party’s successful use of redistricting to “pass draconian anti-immigration laws, end integrated busing, drug-test welfare recipients and curb the ability of death-row inmates to challenge convictions based on racial bias.”
A family of Georgia churchgoers contracted the plague of their time, HIV. Some survived, some didn’t—this is the story of their family over thirty years.
The story of a college town and the most devastating tornado in Alabama history.