“His poetry deftly names the forces — be it cop, disease, or addiction — that would have him dead, while he celebrates the beauty, be it in a flower, in a lover’s embrace, or in anything that helps him thrive in this burning world.”
“E.O. Wilson’s big ideas for saving nature and humanity along with it.”
“Memphis photographer Jamie Harmon took to the streets and asked his neighbors to stand for portraits of life under lockdown.”
“A photo essay of the intimate beauty of daily life in rural Arkansas.”
In this haunting essay, Josina Guess confronts South Carolina’s violent racist past when she discovers, over time, newspapers in her yard telling the story of Willie Earle’s 1947 mass lynching and the subsequent acquittal of all 31 accused.
Snow birds aren’t the only wildlife in the Sunshine State. How a dedicated team is trying to preserve animals and wetlands by creating a natural corridor of wild land across Florida.
Florida’s Myakka River Valley isn’t the Florida you expect. It’s a nearly lost world of cowboys and cattle, where ranch land has preserved a unique combination of mystery and myth. For now.
A new profile of one of America’s most important writers.
For over fifty years, this folklorist rolled tape as Southerners talked, not only because he believed their stories should be preserved, but because listening to each other could help Southerners understand each other better. In the process, he legitimized the academic field of Southern Studies and paved the way for other curious minds.
For decades, there used to be dozens of fish shakes threaded about the Wilmington River, which cuts through Savannah, GA. Each restaurant offered thriving family-friendly service of seafood plucked fresh from Wilmington’s tidal waters, but each is now gone—except for Desposito’s Seafood Restaurant, a 50-plus year old establishment that is running out of time.