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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Russell Moore preaching during the first plenary address, "Black, And White And Red All Over: Why Racial Reconciliation Is A Gospel Issue." Alli Rader hide caption

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Southern Baptists Don't Shy Away From Talking About Their Racist Past

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Investigation Continues Into Crash Of Black Hawk Military Helicopter In Fla.

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Mercedes Binns, who has been to Selma 17 times because of its civil rights history, walks on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, on Sunday in Selma, Ala. Bill Frakes/AP hide caption

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50 Years Later, Thousands Commemorate Selma's 'Bloody Sunday'

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50 Years Ago, Selma's Bloody Sunday Sparked Voting Rights Act

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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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