How the North Carolina writer's own struggle for equality intersects with his debut novel about the very recent history of gay love in America.
Harriet Jacobs and her groundbreaking book represent true history in Edenton, North Carolina.
The story behind the novel 'Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League' by Jonathan Odell.
A new film series from the Southern Foodways Alliance honors veterans of the South's lunch counter protests.
See the real-life Alabama city that inspired the Academy Award-nominated film.
Two Best Picture noiminees depict the South on screen.
Spurred on by 50th anniversaries of landmark events, high-profile civil rights museums are springing up across the South, with Atlanta leading the charge.
Brad Pitt will get the credit for bringing the story of Solomon Northup into the mainstream, but a Louisiana woman is responsible for keeping his memory alive until now.
Before Rosa Parks in Montgomery, there was Sarah Mae Flemming in Columbia.
On June 12, 1963, Mississippi Civil Rights activist Medgar Evers was assassinated in Jackson.