“The South has always been an extraordinarily diverse place, racially, politically, religiously, and when one understands the full range of Southern history, one discovers that it is rich and complex enough to make room for all of us.”
“El Sur Latino” is a hybrid world that has been in the making for hundreds of years.
Thomas Ward, author of Out In The Rural, will speak at the University of Mississippi April 19th, 2017.
Far from being just a local celebrity vegetable, the Vidalia onion’s story bridges continents and involves far more twists and turns than one might expect.
Michael Twitty speaks on the genealogy and mythology of corn among black and native American peoples in early America at SFA’s 19th annual Southern Foodways Symposium.
In the new episode of Gravy, we dig into the Southern-ness of Coke: how being from this region shaped the soft drink—and how the soft drink shaped the South.
Booker Wright, a black waiter from Greenwood, Mississippi, became an unlikely Civil Rights hero.
On the new Gravy: Laine Kaplan Levenson brings us a story of family entrepreneurship, immigration… and dried shrimp.
The subterranean world of the coal miner involves complicated logistics for eating lunch, related to larger trends of labor, the economy, and energy use.