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Southern Violence, Southern Honor

June 2024
1min read

Oh, come now, Professor Ayers. Surely the South can be given credit for more than just the crime wave now sweeping the country. The nation has suffered many disasters, the Great Depression, the Vietnam War, and AIDS, to name a few. Could not the South have been given credit for these, also?

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