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Civil Rights

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Arts & Culture

Civil Rights Photography Then and Now

On the fiftieth anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s death, an exhibition at Atlanta’s High Museum of Art pulls together some of the most powerful images of the Civil Rights Movement

Food & Drink

Reviving a Nashville Civil Rights Landmark

This week, the historic Woolworth lunch counter reopens as Woolworth on 5th—and everyone’s invited

Music

Two Southern Trailblazers Get Their Due

Nina Simone and Sister Rosetta Tharpe will be inducted into the Rock Hall of Fame in 2018

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Arts & Culture

Picturing Mississippi

A new exhibition reflects two hundred years of state history

Arts & Culture

The Supreme Court’s Groundbreaking Southerner

Fifty years ago, the Senate confirmed Baltimore native Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American justice, to the bench

Food & Drink

Marcus Samuelsson’s Memphis Joyride

A world-famous New York chef with a taste for the South takes a rib-sticking, pork-laden, soul-lifting spin through the River City

Celebrate the South

Hampton Sides on Visiting the Lorraine Motel

Dwell on dreams at Room 306

The G&G Interview

G&G Interview: Congressman John Lewis

More than fifty years after his pivotal role in the Selma-to-Montgomery marches, Georgia congressman and civil-rights icon John Lewis marches on

Arts & Culture

The Lunch Counter

Fifty years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, a look at the past and promise of the most democratic restaurant space of all