Deep Dive: Exploring Healthcare in the South

By Michael Foley As COVID-19 continues to ravage the United States, the flaws in our healthcare system have become all the more glaring. This is especially true across the South, where Black Southerners are especially susceptible. Southern states consistently rank toward the bottom in nearly all healthcare and wellness metrics. That’s largely due to aContinue reading “Deep Dive: Exploring Healthcare in the South”

The South Will Rise Again

By Michael Foley In the years following the Civil War, as Reconstruction policies not only provided jobs for emancipated slaves in the South, but actively recruited Blacks from the North to former slave states for work and helped Blacks run (and win) in state and U.S. congressional elections, a violent political coalition called The RedeemersContinue reading “The South Will Rise Again”