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Category: Black Belt

The swath of formerly rich farmland from Meridian, Mississippi to Tuskegee, Alabama. So-called for its black soil and for its slave-holding plantations

Dirty Boots: What I’m Thankful For

Every year at this time, we’re encouraged to consider and even share what we’re thankful for. Of course, I’m thankful for my family, for the life that God has given me, for health and relative prosperity, and for the opportunity to teach and write as my way of making a living. But I’m also thankful for some other larger things, too. Close to home, one thing I’m definitely thankful for is the new leadership of the Alabama Democratic Party. Back in October 2016, I wrote a post about voting in the general… Read more Dirty Boots: What I’m Thankful For