Tressie McMillan Cottom in her piece examines the evolving Southern identity in the context of popular culture, the ebb and flow of "disdain and attraction" to the region. Aftyn and Anna address their own prodigal returns to the South post-college, and how they've navigated public opinion of the South in their professional capacities. 🍍BONUS 🍍Aftyn gives a dramatic reading of an interaction between Toby Keith and Kris Kristofferson. #NewSouthGritty
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