“Emigration to Liberia,” by Matthew F.K. McDaniel

Reviewed by Allen Mendenhall Emigration to Liberia is the story of the nearly 500 African-Americans who left Columbus, Georgia, and Eufaula, Alabama, from 1853 to 1903, to emigrate to Liberia, the West African nation that was founded in 1822 by United States colonization. Matthew F.K. McDaniel marshals evidence from written correspondence and newspapers to piece […]

Tennessee Williams Tribute

The Tennessee Williams Tribute and Tour of Victorian Homes in Columbus, Ms., from September 6 to 12, 2010, celebrates the playwright with scholarly panels, plays, tours and receptions. This is one of many events scheduled each year across the┬áSouthern Literary Trail. The Southern Literary Trail is a collaboration of eighteen southern towns from Natchez to […]