Raised on justice & sweet tea.
Join the Southerners fighting for a better South.
As the South Votes contributor Courtney Napier highlights some important down-ballot races in North Carolina and how voters everywhere can find the information they need to avoid issue fatigue.
When a bar in the supposedly progressive college town put a racist drink called "the n****rita" on their menu, they weren't expecting to launch a political movement.
While the government dragged its feet this summer for Hurricane Hanna relief, young organizers launched mutual aid in the Rio Grande Valley to meet people's basic needs.
Rep. Attica Scott on her protest arrest: 'This is about the police's power, domination, and control over Black bodies'
In conversation with Kentucky's only Black woman State Representative, who now faces the same class of felony charges as one of the officers who shot Breonna Taylor.
Arts & Soul
Folk singer Odetta Holmes sang at the 1963 March on Washington and was forgotten by history. We need her music now more than ever.
Radio personality Mir.I.Am. presents Black AF: a social justice cypher for North Carolina's next great hip-hop artists.
Used to leading on the podium, Southern-born Olympic Medalist Christian Taylor now leads a global effort to organize track and field athletes.
For one man teetering on the margins, lines have become his life. In this gorgeous feature, Frances Madeson sketches the life and inspirations of one of New Orleans' most beloved outsider artists.
Race & Place
North Carolina's Racial Justice Act can remove prisoners from death row. But is life without parole actual justice?
The salvaged law converts death sentences to life without parole as relief from racist trial practices. But writer and death row prisoner Lyle May says life without parole is just 'silent execution.'
Doctor who performed hysterectomies on ICE detainees 'operated by a different set of rules' in rural Georgia
The same doctor also saw scores of other vulnerable, low-income women in the area.
Will West End farmers continue to thrive in the neighborhood, or will they be displaced elsewhere due to the rapid change—and rising costs—of farming in a gentrifying neighborhood?
This conversation with four Black feminist organizers, writers, and scholars teaches us how Black feminism is both an approach to everyday politics and a visionary practice for a world beyond our political system.