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Tornadoes, climate change and why Dixie is the new Tornado Alley

Ernest Agee, Purdue University Tornadoes tore up homes in New Orleans and its suburbs and were reported in communities...

TikTok, #BamaRush and the irresistible allure of mocking Southern accents

Kathryn Cunningham, University of Tennessee As college students across the country return to campuses grappling with the COVID-19 delta...

Lynching memorial will show that women were victims, too

Evelyn M. Simien, University of Connecticut A memorial to victims of lynching in the U.S. opens in Alabama on April 26, 2018. The National Memorial for...

What Doug Jones’s win means for Mitch McConnell, Steve Bannon and...

David C. Barker, American University Here’s the thing about selling your soul: The devil had better deliver. It’s one thing to be damned; it’s another...

Alabama and #MeToo’s disruptive force

Ashwini Tambe, University of Maryland Roy Moore’s electoral defeat in Alabama is an important victory for #MeToo. Let’s recall that the allegations about his preying...

Child marriage is still legal in the US

Nicholas Syrett, University of Kansas The recent outrage over Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore allegedly targeting teenage girls for sex has elicited reports that...

Black voters won Alabama for the Dems. Here’s what they need...

Sharon Austin, University of Florida As a scholar of African-American and Southern politics for the last 25 years, I’ve witnessed a lot of election upsets...

How Republican missteps turned Alabama blue

David Hughes, Auburn University at Montgomery If there was one Republican in Alabama the Democratic Doug Jones could beat, Roy Moore was that Republican....

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Dreading conflict during the holidays? Let it go, let it go,...

Nicholas Joyce, University of South Florida Every holiday season, families and friends convene to share affection, kindness and experience. In the ideal holiday atmosphere, one...