Is It Possible To Write A Short Story Free From The White Gaze?
"Why would you want to tell this story about a bunch of black Southern guys discovering bread anyway? What purpose does it serve unless it’s to show yourself as somehow better than them?" An excerpt from Nafissa Thompson-Spires' short story collection Heads of the Colored People.
This Is What The World’s Biggest Gay Rugby Tournament Looks Like
At a time when homophobia and hypermasculinity still pervades men’s sports, the 2016 Bingham Cup brought hundreds of gay athletes to Nashville. Inclusive rugby is working to dispel anti-LGBT sentiment in international athletics — could it do the same in the American South?
Preliminary Investigation: Fire At South Carolina Black Church Not Believed To Be Arson
The fire at the black church in Greeleyville on Tuesday was not intentionally set, a law enforcement source told the Associated Press. This fire comes after there has been a rash of arsons at black churches across the South.