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Race in the South

Why I Don't Call Other Black People The "N" Word

Towanda Bryant | Posted 07.08.2016 | Black Voices
Towanda Bryant

I was taught, by my parents, that the "N" word is an ignorant person -- male or female, and of any race. And I accept that to be its definition. Even though I don't believe the word is interchangeably related to all Black people, I know I would not like someone calling me that word in a negative way.

Why Would You Want to be Homeless? (VIDEO)

Paul Bowers | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Paul Bowers

Here's the idea: On March 7, my roommate and I will head outside in Columbia, S.C. For one week, we will leave behind almost everything except the clothes on our backs. Our purpose? To document the homeless experience in our city firsthand.

Reverend Wright In Jesse Helms's North Carolina

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mayhill Fowler

Reverend Wright is a problem in North Carolina. Down-ticket Dems hare already injecting race into their races. Jesse Helms was such a force in this state for so long that "some of that" is still lingering.