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The cultural landscape of the American South is changing as demographics shift and new industries take root in Southern states. Learn about what embodies this changing region here.
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New Latino South

New Latino South | The New South | Scoop.it
The Latino population in the South has grown dramatically over the last decade. This is one in a series of occasional stories chronicling the lives of Latinos in a changing region.
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The New South is largely characterized by the rise of immigration to Southern states, particularly by those of Latin descent. 

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PARISH CHIC: Seersuckered in Three Acts :: Oxford American - The Southern Magazine of Good Writing

PARISH CHIC: Seersuckered in Three Acts :: Oxford American - The Southern Magazine of Good Writing | The New South | Scoop.it
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Seersucker is a traditional Southern summer trend that is being mixed with current trends to give the fabric new life.

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FASHION DESIGNERS | Charlotte Fashion Week

FASHION DESIGNERS | Charlotte Fashion Week | The New South | Scoop.it
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Southern fashion designers are mobilizing to create opportunities in their communities to show their collections.

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Cotton Fields to Skyscrapers

Cotton Fields to Skyscrapers | The New South | Scoop.it
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Exhibit at the Museum of the New South in Charlotte, NC. 

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AFL-CIO resolves to organize the South - Facing South

AFL-CIO resolves to organize the South - Facing South | The New South | Scoop.it
AFL-CIO resolves to organize the South Facing South The South today is "a major player in the new global economy," the resolution says, "and has become a haven for US manufacturing, foreign investments and finance capital, and because of this...
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This is a testament to the economic power and the technological advancements that are creating The New South.

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Southern Women | Garden and Gun

Southern Women | Garden and Gun | The New South | Scoop.it
A new generation of women who are redefining the Southern Belle
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The whole issue of Garden and Gun that this essay appeared in was dedicated to the new, modern Southern belle. 

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Preachers

Preachers | The New South | Scoop.it
I am fascinated by preachers. It’s not a delusional, put-them-on-a pedestal kind of thing but more like a burning curiosity to understand what makes them tick. I’ve been thinking about preachers a ...
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Religion has always been a major cornerstone in Southern culture, and this essay does a good job of starting the conversation of how it will translate in the New South.

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‘The New Mind of the South,’ by Tracy Thompson

‘The New Mind of the South,’ by Tracy Thompson | The New South | Scoop.it
In “The New Mind of the South,” the Georgia-born writer Tracy Thompson pops in on various communities to explore how the region has changed over the last few decades, in some cases irrevocably.
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The "New South" : NPR

The "New South" : NPR | The New South | Scoop.it
The South: "...a land without closure, where history keeps coming at you day after day, year after year, decade after decade, as if the past were the present, too."
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Enlightening discussion about the changes in the South at the cusp of Barack Obama's election to his first term as the first African American president of the United States.

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EYES ON THE SOUTH: Tamara Reynolds :: Oxford American - The Southern Magazine of Good Writing

EYES ON THE SOUTH: Tamara Reynolds :: Oxford American - The Southern Magazine of Good Writing | The New South | Scoop.it
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Portraits of Southern citizens in a modern South.

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Southern Small Towns | Garden and Gun

Southern Small Towns | Garden and Gun | The New South | Scoop.it
These ten small towns are bustling with big ideas and big fun
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A great list of spots to visit on a vacation road trip around the South.

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Writing the New South

Writing the New South | The New South | Scoop.it
The North Carolina Writers' Network
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The North Carolina Writers' Network's efforts to collect writing by writers that reflect the New South is exactly what the state needs to back up the slogan "The Writingest State".

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Food of the Day: Muffaletta in New Orleans - The Daily Meal

Food of the Day: Muffaletta in New Orleans - The Daily Meal | The New South | Scoop.it
The Daily Meal Food of the Day: Muffaletta in New Orleans The Daily Meal The Italian-American sandwich muffaletta, or muffuletta, as some prefer to spell it, is a staple New Orleans food, which found its way into this Southern city through Italian...
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The muffaletta is a great example of the fusion of cultural influences that make up New Orleans culture, one of the South's most popular vacation spots.

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