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Excerpt from Introduction: This issue, which marks the beginning of our fifth year, combines a number of articles about the good times and growing pains of a South reaching national maturity. It seems appropriate for us to answer, at this time,... More...
Excerpt from "New Orleans Elects Black Mayor": When Judge Ernest N. "Dutch" Modal was elected "the first black mayor" of this South Coast city November 13,1977, political observers all around the country sat up to take notice. New Orleans is the... More...
Excerpt from "New Orleans Elects Black Mayor": When Judge Ernest N. "Dutch" Modal was elected "the first black mayor" of this South Coast city November 13,1977, political observers all around the country sat up to take notice. New Orleans is the... More...
Includes articles on Paralyzed: A True Story by Lee Smith, Photographic Portrait of Southern Women, On Women's Autobiography by Lillian Smith, Women and Lynching, In Search of Our Mother's Gardens by Alice Walker, and more. Excerpt from the... More...
Excerpt from the Introduction Toward the end of 1931, the black dust was settling in the Harlan County, Kentucky, coal fields after one of the most bitterly fought labor struggles in our nation's history. The miners were beaten, their rank-and-file... More...
  Excerpt from Cover Story: Throughout the country, and even this region, people view the South through myth and stereotype. It's not surprising. If they turn to newspapers, to television and radio, to popular films and literature, to most... More...
 Excerpt from "And We Will All Sing Together": Trying to describe the religious folk music of the Southern mountains is a little like trying to organize the church itself — songs, like people, just will not line up quietly in neat rows. Still, there... More...
Except from the introduction: What you are holding in your hands (is it a catalogue? Is it a book?) is the final stage of over one and one-half years of thought, planning and work on the part of those of us associated with the Southern Ethic Show.... More...
Excerpt from the Introduction: The South has a remarkable record of producing more than its share of talented writers. Names like Faulkner, O'Connor, Wolfe, Warren, Welty, readily come to mind. Less noticed, however, is the region's equally... More...
Southern history in particular has been subjected to intense scrutiny as to its "uniqueness." Coming to the industrial age later than other sections of the country, it still exhibited a remarkable homogeneity rooted in its agrarian traditions when W... More...