News From Around the South 1/18 to 1/25

News From Around the South 1/18 to 1/25

TEXAS: Black Lawmakers Hope To See ‘Confederate Heroes Day’ Abolished Texas Democratic lawmakers have long tried to remove Confederate Heroes Day from calendars, and they have high hopes that 2021 could be the year it happens. The holiday comes just a day...
Biden’s America: One Nation or Us Versus Them?

The Social Media Connundrum

Washington — It is a reflection of the vulgarity and even the criminality now stalking our society that social media, as it is called, cannot extricate itself from this awful question of censorship. Facebook, Twitter and all the other social media platforms that are...
Pimento Cheese Perfected In The South

Pimento Cheese Perfected In The South

The first time I really looked into the history of pimento cheese, I wrote a long article that opened, “Pimento cheese has a dirty little secret. The ‘pâté of the South’ isn’t really very Southern at all.” What surprised me most at the...