Announcing the Country Roots Music Issue

For the 24th annual music issue, we return to the roots of country music and celebrate the essence of “countrified” sound.

Imani Perry


Imani Perry is the author of seven books. The most recent is South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation. She is a professor of African American Studies at Princeton University and lives in the Philadelphia area with her two sons.