Tracy Thompson

Tracy Thompson is a Washington, D.C.–based journalist and author whose latest book is The New Mind of the South.

Politics
Jan. 31 2014 1:05 PMWhat Does Racism Have to Do With Gridlock?In Atlanta, everything.
Doublex
June 25 2013 2:30 PMNo, We Are Not All Like Paula DeenI’m a white Southern woman of a certain age, and yet I’ve somehow avoided becoming a racist. 
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Jan. 30 2015 11:44 AM What Happened at Slate This Week? Social media guru Lindsey Underwood highlights the most popular stories of the week, from the Patriots to Tom Petty.