Greensboro Alabama

“A Mind to Stay: White Plantation, Black Homeland”

Author: Sydney Nathans  

Publisher: Harvard University Press

Pages: 344

Price: $29.95 (Hardcover)

Readers of Isabel Wilkerson’s brilliant, Pulitzer Prize–winning study, “The Warmth of Other Suns,” learned how millions of African-Americans left the South seeking greater personal freedom and a chance at a better job and a better life in the industrial cities of the north and in California.

Caroline Vincent

Alabama is going to be featured at the Oscars for the second year in a row. Last year the psychological thriller “Get Out” won best original screenplay and this year a documentary filmed in Alabama is up for the golden statue. 

“It’s about the south, but it’s about Daniel and Quincy’s lives," says Ramell Ross. He's the director of the documentary "Hale County This Morning, This Evening." It follows the lives of two men in Hale County, Alabama. Ross says it's more than that...