Chris Kromm

Chris Kromm is the executive director of the Institute for Southern Studies.


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They've been the driving force behind anti-LGBT legislation. But now their numbers are falling off. Read more

Civil Rights in America


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The 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday—the catalyst for passage of the Voting Rights Act—is being remembered at a moment when voting rights in the South are at their most precarious in half a century. Read more

Law and Justice


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While Senate races distracted observers, the GOP piled up wins at the state level, all but assuring the prospects for more extreme measures on abortion and voting rights. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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It's not just North Carolina. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


Victor Juhasz

What happens when a state becomes more progressive and more conservative at the same time? Read more

Money, Politics and Power