Gravy Blog Posts

Pensacola Pay Dirt

“If the Luna settlement had succeeded, the southeast might have become part of New Spain.”

Extra Gravy: Newsreels for Hostesses of the Movement

Rosalind Bentley, the reporter of last week’s podcast episode, found some extra Gravy for us: newsreel footage from Albany, Georgia, featuring Aunt Lucy, a hostess for the Civil Rights Movement.

Korean Montgomery

My little tiptoe trips to Montgomery opened up a new world to me—and brought me face-to-face with one of my greatest fears.

Hostesses of the Movement

This week’s Gravy podcast looks at hostesses of the Civil Rights Movement. They were school teachers, church ladies and club women who were not direct in their assault of segregation, but nonetheless played a vital role in the change that was to come.

Song of El Sur

As Mexicans have made the South their permanent, instead of temporary, home, more tunes are beginning to incorporate it as a setting.

You Are Welcome Here

We wanted the sign state not that all are welcome, but that you are welcome.