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A Most American Terrorist: The Making of Dylann Roof Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah spent months in South Carolina searching for an answer to those questions—speaking …

The Worst (and Best) Places to Be Gay in America All my life I’ve loved Texas: those big skies, big steaks and big attitudes. …

Who Are The Proud Boys? Until this week, few Canadians had heard of the Proud Boys. That changed on Canada Day, when five young …

The Rise of the Valkyries A month after Donald Trump took office, an activist named Lana Lokteff delivered a speech calling on women to …

BBQ America’s Most Political Food In February of 2015, Kathleen Purvis, the food editor of the Charlotte Observer, drove to Birmingham, Alabama, to attend …

Where “It” Was: Rereading Stephen King’s “It” on Its 30th Anniversary I REMEMBER Stephen King’s It vividly from my childhood, not as a novel …

Hidden City For baseball games, Yankee Stadium seats 50,287. If all the homeless people who now live in New York City used the stadium …

Making a Killing Bars in the Old City neighborhood of Philadelphia let out at 2 A.M. On the morning of January 17, 2010, two …

How Boyz n the Hood Beat the Odds to Get Made—and Why It Matters Today ‘Didn’t you read my script?” John Singleton asked rapper …

The Big Uneasy At Oberlin, it started in December, when the temperatures ran high, although the weeping willows and the yellow poplars that had …