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THE SHIFTING DEMOGRAPHIC OF RACE

  “When I was in sixth grade, I went to Tweetsie Railroad with a friend and his family. They were white. Back then, you got ...
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The Politics of Crime

When Six Four by Hideo Yokoyama (translated by Jonathan Lloyd-Davies, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $28.00) opens, Yoshinobu Mikami and his wife Minako have traveled to another prefecture ...
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STAY VISIBLE

The Current Administration is taking us for a ride. It’s only been six weeks or so, but we’ve come a long way. Links are provided ...
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DANCE ME TO THE END OF LOVE

“This is the story of a man who took part in a dance competition.” A Simple Story by Leila Guerriero, translated by Frances Riddle, (New ...
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Michael Robinson uncovers an alternate history

PODCAST BY DEONNA KELLI SAYED PHOTOS BY TODD TURNER Storybooth: Skin is a four part series about negotiating color in the Contemporary South by Steve ...
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Stay Uncomfortable

  I didn’t vote for him but we elected him. We, the people who live in this country. I’m a part of that We and ...
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Secondhand Time recounts the chaos of a collapsed state

Perestroika began as a conscious attempt to restructure the economy of the Soviet Union in response to weak growth and declining production. Over the course ...
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The Invisibility of Whiteness

“Ultimately, to be white is a moral choice. White people are imagined. White people are white only because they want to be white.” – James ...
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BRIEF AND INTENSE: Short reads to keep you literate in ...

So, you’ve made a resolution to read more books in 2017—an admirable resolution as so many are—but how the devil to do it? You can’t ...
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Culinary Carolina

There’s a spate of books this year about food, proving the diversity of food choices in our state and providing the adventurous with all the ...