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If You Can Keep Breathing: On Watching UNDERGROUND and Surviving

Stacy Parker Le Melle | Posted 04.26.2016 | Black Voices
Stacy Parker Le Melle

Where would we be without the survivors? Even if we forget the ancestors, they are always with us. They can't be outrun. They live in us. Their traumas are ours. Art like Underground helps us read them, and ourselves.

A Midnight Story From India's Coffee Country

Shashikiran Mullur | Posted 03.09.2017 | Crime
Shashikiran Mullur

Basavanna told me the story of what happened at the spot, which is a few minutes out of Jummanahalli, midway on the southward journey from Ballupet to...

The Myrtles Plantation: Who's That Girl in the Window?

The Lineup | Posted 12.07.2016 | Weird News
The Lineup

Credit: MRHSfan / Flickr In rural Louisiana is an 18th century estate haunted by the ghosts of the past. DeAnna Janes It all started with a pictur...

Lumeria Maui: An Unforgettable Portal in the Pacific

Greg Archer | Posted 08.18.2016 | Travel
Greg Archer

Maui. Sunshine. Adventure. What's not to like? After all, the beaches and sites on the Hawaiian Islands' next-to-youngest entity (The Big Island) are a plenty that many writers have been spotlighting them in books and magazines for quite some time.

A $10 Million Blow to Fair Trade: How a Grant to Fair Trade USA May Take Down a Movement

Dana Geffner | Posted 01.26.2015 | Business
Dana Geffner

In theory, news of Bob Stiller's challenge grant should have the fair trade movement jumping up and down. Instead, many of us are wondering if this may be the final blow to the meaningful fair trade that we have advocated for so long.

Great American Road Trips | Posted 08.24.2014 | Travel

A classic American pastime, road trips are an amazing way to experience the beauty and charm of America's incredibly diverse landscape.

Back at the Hacienda

Kerri Allen | Posted 03.03.2014 | Travel
Kerri Allen

Here, the best of Petac's past rubs shoulders with the promise of its future, as culture perseveres and evolves under Mérida's suns and moons.

Rebound to Roots

Brandon Baltzley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Brandon Baltzley

We don't often look at the outside influences of what goes on in a particular place, which inevitably seeps into the food on the plate. We don't think about the landscape, the people, the environment enough.

LOOK: Out-Of-Control Car Hits Sunbather

Sun Sentinel | Wayne K. Roustan | Posted 12.12.2013 | Miami

PLANTATION, FL -- A woman who lost control of her car while driving through her neighborhood ended up crashing through three backyards and hitting a s...

6 Haunted Plantations

Roadtrippers | Posted 10.04.2013 | Travel

These gorgeous houses often hide evil secrets and dark pasts -- making them prime spots for hauntings. Explore our top haunted plantations...if you dare!

What Do KFC And The GOP Have In Common?

Daniel Simon | Posted 06.10.2013 | Politics
Daniel Simon

There's been a lot of "rebranding" going on in the United States lately. From governmental politics to fast food corporations, it seems as though ma...

City May Cut Family Health Insurance For Employees

Sun Sentinel | Lisa J. Huriash | Posted 05.21.2013 | Miami

PLANTATION -- The City Council will consider slashing benefits for new hires to City Hall, including dropping employees' spouses and children from hea...

Django Unchained (*1/2)

Dwight Brown | Posted 02.11.2013 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

This film will spark debate. Is it hideously demeaning? Does it trivialize slavery? Should Hollywood introduce one of America's most heinous, genocidal institutions to this generation as a 180-minute joke?

What Will It Take to Win the Gold in Rainforest Defense?

Rebecca Tarbotton | Posted 10.17.2012 | Green
Rebecca Tarbotton

In the Olympics of forest defense, protection of natural rainforests from destruction by the companies feeding voracious markets is what will make the difference between a gold medal and unimaginable loss... and optimistic it may be, but I'm putting my money on a win.

For Sale: Southern Plantations

Reuters | Posted 05.03.2012 | Business

By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C., March 3 (Reuters) - The privately owned historic plantations that dot South Carolina's low country...

WATCH: Judge Sentences Husband To Date With Wife After Domestic Dispute

Posted 02.08.2012 | Miami

A Broward County judge has ordered a husband to take his wife out on a date and buy her flowers -- a strangely gentle ruling for a domestic abuse char...

Top 10 Ways the Congressional Black Caucus Should be More Like Allen West

Katie Halper | Posted 11.01.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

I doubt that any members of the Congressional Black Caucus got any sleep last night. I'm sure they were tossing and turning, sick with worry and regret, trembling in fear over Allen West's threat to leave the caucus.

Author Victor McGlothin on Secrets of Newberry

Jeff Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeff Rivera

Secrets of Newberry Lovers of post-civil war era love stories, you're in for a treat. Victor McGlothin has created a heart-warming tale called Secr...

Burris, Race, Religion, And The Senate

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

"I am now the junior senator from the state of Illinois. . . . Friends, we're going to have to have some powerful prayer. . . . They can't deny what t...