For centuries, groups in the South have sought to secede from the United
States. More than 150 years after the Civil War, groups like the League of
the South are pushing again to break from the Union. We talk about how
serious we should take calls for secession with Roxanne Donovan, Psychology
Professor at Kennesaw State University. And Trey Hood, Political Science
Professor at the University of Georgia in Athens. The South is a proud place.
Southerners are notorious for their love of their heritage and culture. But
following the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, it’s becoming more
difficult to separate the South from its roots in racism and white supremacy.
We talk about this growing identity crisis, and what it means to truly be
from the South, with Chuck Reece, Editor of The Bitter Southerner; Regina
Bradley, Professor of African Diaspora Studies at Kennesaw State University;
and Sam Burnham, curator for the blog “All The Biscuits In Georgia.” Over
the last year Atlanta’s soccer