Celebrate the culture and traditions of the South!
Come on in! Have a seat, let me pour ya some sweet tea and let’s talk about southern culture. The South has contributed so many things to our great nation – think about all the types of music born in the South, just as a start. Help yourself to some cornbread and let’s talk about all the southern culture and history we can be oh so proud of.
Over the past few decades, lots of folks have discovered the wonders of the South and made it their home. Who can blame ‘em – who wouldn’t find the weather, job market, famous southern hospitality and amazing food enticing? But…one drawback of this mass relocation has been a dilution of southern culture and all of its glorious detail. Well…we say it’s time put southern culture out on the front porch, dust it off and celebrate it!
From sweet tea to shrimp ‘n grits
From country to gospel, from Mississippi authors to Southern Belles, from the Tuskeegee Institute to Coca Cola, from Oprah to Dolly, from Martin Luther King, Jr. to Elvis, the South is indeed an amazing region with a unique culture steeped in history, tradition and mystique.
Take the quiz and see how much you know about Southern culture. You might be surprised…
Native Southerners and transplants alike (some of whom have southern kids) are sure to learn new tidbits about the region from our Southern Fried Pride project. It’s a way for every one of us to connect with our southern roots in new ways, take pride in this region and pass it on…
Some people believe the South will rise again…we say it already has!