Amplifying the multiplicity of voices committed to a radically ethical, honest, and transformative vision for the American South

Futures are defined by narratives, after all, both the ones we receive and the ones we tell about what might be. Here you will find stories about our latest work, as well as stories that inspire us to move forward.

Southern Oral History Program research highlights justice and personal history

"...a more multifaceted understanding of history and of the communities that we belong to."

Outdoor access for all

UNC-Chapel Hill archaeologists are working with a diverse coalition to develop an accessible trail network, uncover the region’s history and spur equitable economic growth in the small western North Carolina town of Old Fort

On the Books: Jim Crow and Algorithms of Resistance

Grant will expand University Libraries’ use of machine learning to identify historically racist laws.

Fire Fighters

"When an arsonist tried to destroy a storied social justice center, the staff at Wilson Library made sure its archive would live on"

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