Watch the unveiling of a statue of Alabama native Rosa Parks at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., today.
The F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum Gala Week is finally here, and that means residents of Montgomery, Alabama, and visitors from all over the country will be celebrating the first couple of the Jazz Age in Zelda's hometown through Sunday.
Foreign posters of classic Oscar winners. 11 authors who deserve biographies right now. American Writers Museum coming to Chicago. Tales From The South in (Non)Required Viewing. Stars & Starlets Gala & Florida's Antiquarian Book Fair in Literary Events. And an essay about a black man coming into town for lunch during segregation in Southern Voice. Literary Friday is back!
With short, shuffling steps and a rocking gait, he made his way from the end of Main Street through the parking lot of Walker’s Drive-In, carefully placing his cane, navigating the roots of the giant oak that had erupted through the crumbling asphalt. His Sunday best sagging over his bent frame and a gray fedora on his head