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

Rethinking the Geography of Lynching

...on BlackPast.Org: An Online Reference Guide to African American History, accessed October 9, 2013, http://www.blackpast.org/1899-reverend-d-graham-some-facts-about-southern-lynchings. In the late nineteenth century and through the twentieth century, Rev. Graham's perception of lynching...

An Absence I Know I Won't Reclaim

Readings Rodney Jones reads the poem "Failed Memory Exercise." Poem text . Rodney Jones reads the poem "I Find Joy In the Cemetery Trees." Poem text . Rodney Jones reads the poem...

Mississippi: State of Confession

Review The Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum mock-up from the 2 Mississippi Museums Project Fact Sheet, 2013. Mississippi says it is ready to confess some...

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)...

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...