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A grab bag of essays exploring the South’s foodways, music traditions, architecture, urban planning and history in general, from a vantage point in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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ROSENWALD SCHOOLS

In the 1900s-30s, a remarkable black-white partnership built 5000 Southern schools. More>>

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MUSIC

Charlotte, traditional music hub? Yes! ’30s country recording, gospel trombones, more to come.

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FOOD

You are what you eat, right? Food is a fun way to dig into history and culture. More>>

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CHARLOTTE

Neighborhoods, food, music, and more — past & present — around NC’s Queen City. More >>

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OTHER STUFF

Explore Romare Bearden’s Charlotte at this external link>>

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ARCHITECTURE/PLANNING

You can “read” a building or a city. Explore the ideas behind the built environment. More>>