Thursday Aug 28
Domestic work in the South: The Help, updated
UNDER segregation, black women were so rigidly excluded from good jobs that 60% of those who were employed in 1940 worked as maids.
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Allison Janney's Emmy two-fer
Allison Janney had a good reason to skip the gym this morning: As she was getting ready to work out, her publicist let her know that she had scored two Emmy nods.
New Orleans author M.O. Walsh celebrated for 'buzz book' at New York publishing expo
New Orleans writer M.O. Walsh got a big boost for his debut novel, 'My Sunshine Away,' at a New York trade expo in May. His novel is forthcoming from Putnam in January 2015.