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COVID-19 will devastate Mississippi’s African American community

African Americans make up just under 40% of Mississippi’s total population, but represent 56% of its known COVID-19 infections and 72% of its deaths from the virus. “The reduction in income for people during this crisis is going to hit particularly hard in Mississippi … since a large part of […]
COVID-19 will devastate Mississippi’s African American community
Lifestyle

11 things you’re sure to find in the South

The Southern part of the United States includes states like South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas. The region offers plenty of famous treats and delicacies, like king cake, Cheerwine, and soul food. The South is also the only place you can visit Florida’s Walt Disney World […]
11 things you’re sure to find in the South
Lifestyle

9 Southern fast-food chains we wish would come to every state

Growing up in Connecticut, access to fast food was usually limited to chains such as McDonald’s, Burger King, and Wendy’s. When I moved down south to North Carolina for college, I loved discovering the numerous regional restaurant chains and fast-food establishments – and how delicious they all were. Cook Out […]
9 Southern fast-food chains we wish would come to every state
Lifestyle

50 photos that will make you wish you lived in the South

The South is one of the most beautiful parts of the United States. The region, which comprises 16 states and Washington, DC, is home to sweet tea, sweeping landscapes, and unique architecture. From Texas‘ Mexican-inspired cuisine to the stunning beaches of Florida and the lush forests of West Virginia, the […]
50 photos that will make you wish you lived in the South
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Why no one can agree where the South really is

The South is the fastest growing region in the United States. But not everyone agrees on where the South actually is. Experts have varying opinions on which states are part of the South, and there are several things to consider when deciding whether a state is Southern. Of all the […]
Why no one can agree where the South really is
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9 things only Southerners say

Southern Americans are well known for their distinctive dialect of English. From its country twang to its unique vocabulary, there is a lot that sets Southern English apart from other US dialects. Graphic designer Joshua Katz mapped some of the most distinctive elements of Southern English in 2013 using data […]
9 things only Southerners say