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About R.L. Nave

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So far R.L. Nave has created 17 blog entries.

Join our team: Deputy editor (remote possible)

Reckon is seeking a highly organized deputy editor to help our start-up newsroom continue producing high-quality award-winning work and accelerate growth for our audience of young Southerners whose experiences and perspectives aren't typically seen in mainstream media. The person for this job should be obsessed with Reckon and its audience. You should be organized [...]

By |2022-01-19T20:51:11-06:00January 19, 2022|Uncategorized|

Meet Shelby McEwen, Mississippi high jumper

On his journey to Tokyo, Shelby McEwen leapt from his native Mississippi to the University of Alabama to train in Louisville and, after the pandemic shut down his training facility, back home. McEwen, an Abbeville, Miss., native, was bummed about the Olympics' plan to skip opening ceremonies, but kept his [...]

By |2021-08-12T18:39:22-05:00August 4, 2021|Life & Culture, Story|

We’re not on the moon, but we’ve gotten close | Black Joy – July 23, 2021

Get a weekly dose of Black Joy in your inbox every Friday. Subscribe to the Black Joy newsletter here.  https://www.reckonsouth.com/newsletters/black-joy/   Don't worry, a rat hasn't bit my sister Nell. But there sure have been a lot of billionaires shooting for the moon lately as the commercial space race went [...]

By |2021-08-02T15:11:39-05:00July 23, 2021|Black Joy Newsletter|

‘A dog can be trained to be anti-Black’: Reckon film highlights historical use of canines against African Americans

Police dog bites send thousands of people to emergency departments every year. Most of these bite victims are men, and studies show that in some places, they have been disproportionately Black.  That may not be a coincidence, history shows.  "Mauled," a new short film produced by Reckon examines how dogs [...]

By |2021-07-06T08:53:37-05:00June 23, 2021|Justice, Race, Video|
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