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Tar River Center for History and Culture announces lecture series

The Tar River Center for History and Culture at Louisburg College announces its 2016-2017 lecture series, "Historic Preservation: Building Community and Enhancing Prosperity." All lectures are free and open to the public. More information is available here:


phrase "southern way of life" in any use other than for white supremacy?

I am looking for any usage of this phrase that does NOT imply white supremacy (if it exists). I don't mean references to "southern" attributes that derive from white supremacy. In particular, does anyone know of pre-1850 usage of "southern way of life" that was not a prop for slavery or white supremacy? I became aware of it in the 1960s as code for segregation/white supremacy, but I need to know of any prior and DIFFERENT uses. Thanks.

North Carolina Folklore Society - Nominate an Artist, Community Organizer, or a Colleague

North Carolina Folklore Society Call for Nominations

Our 2016 Annual Meeting is taking a slightly different shape this year—join us in Greensboro, NC on Saturday, September 10 for conversation, a look at the NCFS-curated exhibition "Traditions of Protest in North Carolina," and then enjoy the National Folk Festival.

Today we need your nominations!