Southern States

#TBT: 'Granny Midwives' of the South

A look at the little-discussed but crucial league of black healthcare providers known as “granny midwives” who delivered poor and rural women’s babies in the South way before doctors and hospitals became the norm.

Study: Black LGBT People More Likely to Live in States Without Anti-Discrimination Job Protection

Than their straight black peers.

Workers Say No to Union in the South

Auto workers’ vote likely lowers the chances of successfully organizing southern workers.

Study: The Majority of Public School Students in the West, South are Low-Income

Nearly half of all public school students in the U.S. qualify for free or reduced lunch.

Southern Baptists Poised to Elect First Black President

The Southern Baptist Convention is expected to elect its first black president at its annual meeting on Tuesday