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Southern Spaces
A journal about real and imagined spaces and places of the US South and their global connections

Segregationists, Libertarians, and the Modern "School Choice" Movement

...time."10 John Kirtley, "Facing a Harsh Truth When Fighting for a Bipartisan Cause," RedefinED, May 20, 2011, https://www.redefinedonline.org/2011/05/facing-a-harsh-truth-when-fighting-for-a-bipartisan-cause/; Katie Nielsen, "How School Choice Helps Advance Martin Luther King's Legacy," My...

A Well-Tied Knot: Atlanta's Mobility Crisis and the 2012 T-SPLOST Debate

...http://247wallst.com/2012/05/31/ten-states-with-the-worst-income-inequality/3/; "Georgia: Infant Mortality (1990–2012)," United Health Foundation, accessed January 25, 2013, http://www.americashealthrankings.org/GA/IMR/2011; "Georgia, 2012: Overall Ranking," United Health Foundation, accessed April 29, 2013, http://www.americashealthrankings.org/GA/2012; Nathan Deal, "Deal: Focus on...

Cruising Grounds: Seeking Sex and Claiming Place in Houston, 1960–1980

...(Part 1)," June 20, 2014, http://www.houstonpress.com/news/looking-back-at-some-of-the-hurdles-houstons-gay-community-had-to-overcome-part-i-6736836; "Houston's Earliest Gay scenes (Part 2)," Houston Press, June 23, 2014, http://www.houstonpress.com/news/houstons-earliest-gay-scenes-part-2-6748546; "'The Homosexual Playground of the South' (Part 3)," June 24, 2014, http://www.houstonpress.com/news/the-homosexual-playground-of-the-south-part-3-6737870....

Preserving the Memory of Ybor City, Florida

...is an effort to gather the diverse resources of different public institutions--libraries, universities, museums, public archives - into a digital collection. This effort has been wildly successful. Aside from a...

North Carolina: A State of Shock

...July 3, 2013, http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/07/03/3009073/dome-in-other-news-nc-senate-gives.html; John Frank, "Impact of Proposed Tax Bill Outlined," Raleigh News and Observer, July 3, 2013, http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/06/06/2944494/impact-of-proposed-tax-bill-outlined.html. The money had to come from somewhere. Reducing appropriations to...

Religion and the US South

...P.S. Duval. Courtesy of the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Online Collection, www.loc.gov/pictures/resource/cph.3g04543/. During the era of Reconstruction many Blacks joined northern-based religious groups like the African Methodist Episcopal (AME)...