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‘Old South’: More Discussion Needed

In 2014, it's sometimes difficult to believe that individuals still exist who do not see the offensiveness of the Confederate flag and celebrating the "Old South" culture.
  April 16 1 comment

Arts Film Books Art Theater

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Art

A Beautiful, Brutal Reality

Gwendolyn Magee, who died in 2011, drew international acclaim for her striking quilts, which elevated an African and African American folk tradition to fine art.
  April 16

Music Music Listings Local Bands

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Music

Storied Songstress

If a great song tells a story, it naturally follows that a great singer would be skilled at the art of storytelling. Writer, English teacher and jazz vocalist Vanessa Rubin is a triple-threat embodiment of the idea.
  April 16

Food & Drink Restaurants Dining Out Cooking Drinks

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Food

Latin Barbecue 101

Many Latinos have moved to Mississippi over the past 10 years, so it's imperative that we all at least learn what to expect in our versions of barbecue in order to make eating and socializing easier for everyone.
  April 16

Sports Bryan's Rant The Slate

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Bryan's Rant

Yet Another Football Scandal

Over the weekend, Missouri star receiver Dorial Green-Beckham was kicked off the Tigers football team. Green-Beckham was accused of breaking into an 18-year-old Missouri student's apartment while looking for his girlfriend and of pushing the young woman down a flight ...
  April 16