Debbie Elliott http://wfpl.org en Spoken Dish Asks Southerners: What Is Your Food Identity? http://wfpl.org/post/spoken-dish-asks-southerners-what-your-food-identity Does cast-iron skillet cornbread, hot and crispy from the oven, transport you back to your grandma's kitchen? Do you cook with certain ingredients as a link to your roots in the South? If so, "<a href="http://www.aspokendish.com/index.html">A Spoken Dish</a>" wants to hear your story.<p>The Southern Foodways Alliance is teaming up with Whole Foods Market and Georgia Organics in this video storytelling project as a way to celebrate and document food memories and rituals of the American South.<p>The goal is "to document the palate of a changing South," says A Spoken Dish producer Kate Medley. Mon, 17 Jun 2013 17:48:15 +0000 Debbie Elliott 5804 at http://wfpl.org Spoken Dish Asks Southerners: What Is Your Food Identity? Integrating Ole Miss: A Transformative, Deadly Riot http://wfpl.org/post/integrating-ole-miss-transformative-deadly-riot Fifty years ago — Oct. 1, 1962 — the first black student was admitted to the University of Mississippi, a bastion of the Old South.<p>The town of Oxford erupted. It took some 30,000 U.S. troops, federal marshals and national guardsmen to get James Meredith to class after a violent campus uprising. Two people were killed and more than 300 injured. Some historians say the integration of Ole Miss was the last battle of the Civil War.<p>It was a high-stakes showdown between President Kennedy and Mississippi Gov. Mon, 01 Oct 2012 16:08:05 +0000 Debbie Elliott 1840 at http://wfpl.org Integrating Ole Miss: A Transformative, Deadly Riot