Debbie Elliott appears in the following:
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to strike down a key provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act came in a case from the very state that helped shape the statute: Alabama.
The court's opinion in Shelby County v. Holder notes that history did not stop in 1965 — the year ...
Monday, June 17, 2013
Does cast-iron skillet cornbread, hot and crispy from the oven, transport you back to your grandma's kitchen? Do you cook with certain ingredients as a link to your roots in the South? If so, "A Spoken Dish" wants to hear your story.
The Southern Foodways Alliance is teaming up ...
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Wednesday, June 05, 2013
For Myrlie Evers-Williams, the widow of slain NAACP leader Medgar Evers, the memories of 1963 are still raw.
Her family lived in terror behind the locked doors of their Jackson, Miss., home — a modest, three-bedroom, ranch-style house in one of the first new subdivisions built for African-Americans in Mississippi's ...
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Gulf Coast states are lining up to spend $1 billion from BP on coastal restoration. The money is part of BP's legal responsibility to restore the Gulf of Mexico's natural resources in the aftermath of the worst oil disaster in U.S. history.
But the nature of some of the state ...
Thursday, May 09, 2013
Thursday, May 02, 2013
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Monday, April 29, 2013
When he was a teenager, journalist Rod Dreher couldn't wait to escape Louisiana. Now he has found his way home again in grief — after his sister's death from lung cancer. It was "in light" of that tragedy, Dreher says, that he discovered the value of community. It's the subject ...
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Louisiana officials are grappling with a giant sinkhole that's threatening a neighborhood. A salt mine collapsed last year, creating a series of problems regulators say they've never seen before, including tremors and oil and gas leaks and a sinkhole that now covers 9 acres.
Residents have been evacuated for more ...