Petition to remove the Confederate flag from Mississippi’s state flag

While we’re over the moon to see some South Carolina politicians taking a step in the right direction, let’s not forget our neighbors. Bingo Gunter, a Mississippi native and a history graduate student at the University of South Carolina, posted a petition to remove the Confederate flag from Mississippi’s state flag. Reach out to our … [Read more…]

Reactions: June 20th Rally to Take Down the Flag


  Never have I been more amazed and humbled by a gathering of people than I was on Saturday evening at the State House grounds. I knew I could count on our strong, loving community to come out and support a rightful cause, but the sheer volume of those voices gathered in unison, the kindness … [Read more…]

Southern Women and their Murder Suspects

Today in 1956, best-selling crime novelist Patricia Cornwell was born in Miami, Florida. Cornwell is a descendent of Uncle Tom’s Cabin author Harriet Beecher Stowe and her father served as a law clerk for Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black. Cornwell’s family moved to Montreat, North Carolina, after her father left in 1961, and her mother … [Read more…]