July 2018 Issue [Letter from Alabama]
As Goes the South, So Goes the Nation
History haunts, but Alabama changes
by Imani Perry,
Imani Perryis the Hughes-Rogers Professor of African-American Studies at Princeton University. She is the author of three books, with two forthcoming in September: Vexy Thing: On Gender and Liberation and Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry.