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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

...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 Heritage, Heritage Foundation, August 28, 2013, https://www.myheritage.org/news/how-school-choice-helps-advance-martin-luther-kings-legacy/. One of Dr. King's...

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

...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 foundations that strengthen Georgia," Office of the Governor, January...

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

..."Review: 'Cruising' maps the cultural history of L.A.'s hookup spots," Los Angeles Times, July 3, 2019, https://www.latimes.com/books/la-ca-jc-review-cruising-alex-espinoza-gay-history-20190703-story.htm. In short, cruising persists as a culturally relevant practice in the United States...

Crossing Over: Sustainability, New Urbanism, and Gentrification in Austin, Texas

...Austin Now, KLRU, http://www.klru.org/austinnow/archives/gentrification/index.php, accessed August 31, 2011; Ben Wash, interview with the author, March 30, 2007; "Ben's Long Branch Bar-B-Q," Southern Foodways Alliance Southern BBQ Trail, http://www.southernfoodways.org/interview/bens-long-branch-bar-b-q/, accessed August...

Preserving the Memory of Ybor City, Florida

...diverse resources of different public institutions--libraries, universities, museums, public archives - into a digital collection. This effort has been wildly successful. Aside from a statewide electronic card catalog and an...

North Carolina: A State of Shock

...http://www.wral.com/tillis-actual-voter-fraud-not-the-primary-reason-for-voter-id-push-/12231514. North Carolina's new voter laws have their greatest impact on African American voters who are far less likely to have official state approved identification and this racially disparate effect...

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)...