News From Around the South 4/29 to 5/6

News From Around the South 4/29 to 5/6

NORTH CAROLINA: Residents, Religious Leaders Discuss Name Change of Dixie Classic Fair WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Dozens of local residents and religious leaders made their voices heard regarding the name “Dixie Classic Fair” on Tuesday night as part of...
Five Books On The Battle of New Orleans

Five Books On The Battle of New Orleans

On this week 157 years ago, New Orleans fell to Union forces in shocking fashion. Many observers then and now (including the author of an upcoming ECW volume) have deemed the sudden loss of the South’s largest city and its extensive port and manufacturing...
Biden Plays the Race Card

Biden Plays the Race Card

As he debated with himself whether to enter the race for the 2020 Democratic nomination, Joe Biden knew he had a problem. As a senator from Delaware in the ’70s, he had bashed busing to achieve racial balance in public schools as stupid and racist. As chairman...