An interdisciplinary journal about regions, places, and cultures of the US South and their global connections

The Bulletin—July 2, 2013

Posted on July 2, 2013 by

Christopher Lirette, Emory University

in Current Events
Posted on: 
July 2, 2013

Christopher Lirette, Emory University

The Bulletin compiles news from in and around the US South. We hope these posts will provide space for lively discussion and debate regarding issues of importance to those living in and intellectually engaging with the US South.

  • 1. Incidentally, Gregg was never executed because he escaped from Georgia State Prison the night before his scheduled execution in 1980, only to be beaten to death in a bar fight in North Carolina. Texas executed the nation's first post-moratorium prisoner in 1982, Charles Brooks, the first person to be executed by lethal injection and the first African American executed since 1967.

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