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Inside the South's Halfway House of Racialized Politics

Glen Browder | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics
Glen Browder

A half century after the civil rights movement, blacks and whites in the South seemingly have come to terms about living together in a halfway house of racialized politics. A new race game has taken hold as the region develops a biracial politics despite its lingering legacy of racism.

The South's New Race Game: Hard History, Ugly Democracy, and Practical Politics

Glen Browder | Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics
Glen Browder

What would I tell Martin Luther King and George Wallace about the South if somehow I could communicate with them today? Sadly, I would have to admit to them that racism extends into the new century. But I also would relate an intriguing story of evolving race relations in this region.

Can 'Southern Democracy' Survive the Legacies of Race and Racism?

Glen Browder | Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics
Glen Browder

Without doubt, the most challenging problem confronting Southern Democracy in these troubled times is its conjoined historical nemeses -- race and racism. Race relations in today's Southern politics present an important and difficult question for Southern Democrats.