Debbie Elliott After a stint on Capitol Hill, NPR National Correspondent Debbie Elliott is back covering the news in her native South.
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Whitney Plantation owner John Cummings has commissioned stark artwork for the site, including realistic statues of slave children found throughout the museum. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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New Museum Depicts 'The Life Of A Slave From Cradle To The Tomb'

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Sureshbhai Patel lies in a bed at Huntsville Hospital in Huntsville, Ala., on Feb. 7. Patel was severely injured when police threw him to the ground. Chirag Patel/AP hide caption

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Ala. Governor Apologizes To Indian Government In 'Excessive Force' Case

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Ruling May Force Ala. Probate Judges To Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

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Federal Judge May Clarify Confusion In Ala. Gay Marriage Standoff

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After Ruling, Alabama Faces Hodgepodge Of Same-Sex Marriage Policies

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Alabama Joins 36 States In Allowing Same-Sex Marriage

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Ala. Chief Justice Stirs Controversy Before Gay Marriage Becomes Legal

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Judge Throws Out Convictions Of Civil Rights Pioneers, 'Friendship 9'

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Members of the Friendship Nine await a judge's motion to vacate their convictions for trespassing during a sit-in at a South Carolina diner in 1961. Debbie Elliott/for NPR hide caption

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Judge To Exonerate 'Friendship 9' Activists 54 Years After Arrest

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BP Back In Court For Final Phase Of Gulf Oil Spill Trial

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U.S. District Judge To Calculate BP's Fine For Gulf Oil Spill

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Latest Judge's Ruling On BP Oil Spill Is Key To Upcoming Trial

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Saturday's Runoff Will Decide If Sen. Landrieu Still Represents Louisiana

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Louisiana's Edwin Edwards May Be On His Last Political Stand

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Justin Hopkins sings during a tribute show for Booker Wright, who worked in a whites-only restaurant in the Mississippi Delta. Brandall Atkinson/Courtesy of Southern Foodways Alliance hide caption

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A Musical Tribute For A Waiter Who Spoke Out Against Racism

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