Hillary Clinton Returns to Columbia, South Carolina

She’s back! Hillary Clinton will address the South Carolina House Democratic Women’s Caucus and the South Carolina Democratic Women’s Council today at 1:45 pm at the Columbia Marriot. Clinton returns to the state for the first time since her failed bid for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008. She’s even promised to take actual questions … [Read more…]

Today in History

AnneKingGregorie

Today we mark the anniversary of the birth of a pioneering Southern historian. Anne King Gregorie was born near Savannah, Georgia on 20 May 1887, but her family returned to their traditional home near Mount Pleasant, South Carolina in 1893. She entered Winthrop College in 1903 and graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in 1906. … [Read more…]

Southern Women and Their Activist Libraries

joan denman

In honor of GIVE OUT DAY, here is Joan Denman at her bookstore, Rubyfruit Books, in 1986. It was the first bookstore opened in support of the LGBT community in Tallahassee, Florida, and it was named for ground-breaking and controversial author Rita Mae Brown’s first novel, Rubyfruit Jungle. Please GIVE freely and generously in support … [Read more…]