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The New Race Game of Southern Politics: How Does It Work?

Glen Browder | Posted 08.17.2012 | Politics
Glen Browder

The American South has historically practiced a stubborn, unsavory racial politics in a nation that formally subscribes to the self-evident truth that all people are "created equal" and whose children regularly pledge "liberty and justice for all."

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.