Thornton Dial, a self-taught artist whose works with everyday materials spoke to the difficulty of black life in the South, challenged stereotypes in the art world.
By Corinne Segal
Widespread flooding in the South and Midwest has killed at least 20 people, while the winter storm continues to swell waterways along the Mississippi River to heights nearing the records of the disastrous flood of 1993.
By Joshua Barajas
Violent weather has battered the South and Midwest in recent days, bringing the death toll from up to 45. On Saturday, at least nine tornadoes swept through the Dallas area, blasting neighborhoods with winds of about 200 miles an hour.
By PBS NewsHour
Over the weekend, the hasthag #WhoIsBurningBlackChurches popped up on Twitter following a string of church fires throughout the South. Since its inception, it’s been used more than 170,000 times.
By Colleen Shalby
By PBS NewsHour
As more politicians and governments call for the removal of the Confederate flag from public life, and retailers like Amazon and Walmart bar the sale of flag memorabilia, Judy Woodruff talks to Jack Hunter of Rare.us, author Isabel Wilkerson and…
In Mississippi, where the unemployment rate peaks at 15 percent in some areas, pockets of new manufacturing have ignited hopes for an economic rebirth. And while signs of growth give some people hope for a new era, how much will…
By Charles Babington, Associated Press
Democratic Sen. Mark Pyror's seat is up for re-election in Arkansas and Republicans are hungrily looking to win his seat in order to take control of the U.S. Senate in Fall 2014. Part of Pryor's strategy to remain an incumbent,…
Facing an 'Epidemic' of Death, Jesmyn Ward Writes Memoir of Loss, Larger Forces…
Helping a Small Town Recover After a Texas Plant Explosion…
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