Half a century after the civil rights movement removed most of the legal aspects of the Jim Crow regime the vast majority of religious people in America do not see fit to worship next to people of another race. The post Jim Crow Is Still America’s National Religion … But It Doesn’t Have to Be appeared first on The Good Men Project.
A black writer for Huffington Post Canada who calls herself a “journalist” is calling for segregation and a new rule of Jim Crow, but in reverse. She says that blacks
THE FIGHT for rights keeps coming to Nate Powell’s front door.Powell hails from Arkansas, where Jim Crow long resided, and where the Little Rock Nine and the Little Rock Crisis became powerfully stitched into civil rights history well before Powell was born. Show More Summary
So. U.S. Army National Guard soldier and his cousin have been arrested on charges of conspiring to support Islamic State, the Department of Justice said on Thursday.... Army National Guard Specialist Hasan Edmonds, 22, was arrested at Chicago Midway...
Slate has partnered with Brooklyn Brewery and RISC to bring its hit war correspondent interview series to our readers. In this fourth installment, Steve Hindy, founder of Brooklyn Brewery and a former Associated Press foreign correspondent,...Show More Summary
Atlanta News, Weather, Traffic, and Sports | FOX 5 The otherwise honest city workers were forced into what is called "criminal activity" by the "New Jim Crow Justice System" because they suffered 400 years of slavery, without which they would be like elected Republicans stealing billions of dollars from Black people and getting away without the threat of arrest.
Senate procedural motions do not equal Jim Crow.
By Phyllis Bennis | (Foreign Policy in Focus) – The last days of the campaign sounded an awful lot like the Jim Crow South, when African Americans had officially won the right…
If the bill passes, the state could see a new wave of discrimination similar to Jim Crow. In several states, Republican lawmakers are sponsoring bills that would allow employers to use “religious liberty” as an excuse to do whatever they want – including discriminate against customers or employees on the basis of religion. Show More Summary
I created a tiny stir on Twitter earlier this week by comparing Bibi Netanyahu's pre-election warning about Arab voting to the Jim Crow pols of my youth in Georgia who...
Our own progress against racism in the United States remains too recent, too fragile, and too incomplete to go on abetting apartheid in Israel. By Phyllis Bennis The last days of the campaign sounded an awful lot like the Jim Crow South, when African Americans had officially won the right to vote but still faced [...]
The state of California owes much of its prominence and its prosperity to Chinese laborers, but these workers were rewarded with a racist legal regime similar to Jim Crow. The post State Supreme Court Overrules Unspeakably Racist Decision That Stood For 125 Years appeared first on ThinkProgress.
A clothing brand supposedly inspired by "modern beach culture" looks like it took a time machine back to the Jim Crow South for a recent T-shirt design. Tavik, a clothing and accessory company, caught serious heat on Monday when an offended T.J. Show More Summary
Life never published these images by famed photographer Gordon Parks, depicting the brutality of segregation in the Jim Crow South. In 1956, in the wake of the Montgomery bus boycotts, Life magazine commissioned its first black staff photographer, Gordon Parks, to document segregation in Alabama. Show More Summary
The thought of Chris Matthews railing against Republicans isn't anything new. But during the final segment of "Hardball" Thursday night, the MSNBC host seemed particularly riled up, accusing the GOP of ushering in a new era of Jim Crow...Show More Summary
MSNBC's Chris Matthews sees a new age of Jim Crow in the current Republican treatment of President Barack Obama.
Closing his March 12 Hardball program, MSNBC's Chris Matthews spewed that future generations of Americans will look back to today's politics and see that "the age of Jim Crow managed to find a new habitat in the early 21st century Republican Party."
On Thursday's New Day on CNN, left-wing Missouri State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal wildly accused fellow guest Jeff Roorda of the St. Louis Police Officer Association of being a racist. Chapelle-Nadal asserted that she, as well asShow More Summary
Folks, we have another prominent conservative who seems to think that it's politically and morally wise to compare marriage equality's fair, reasoned, loving, court-tested, publicly supported expansion to some of the worst blights on civil rights history. Today it's the...
As I had warned, Scott Walker did a lot of grandstanding in the signing of the utterly misnamed Right to Work bill today. On the surface, it looks like a well polished and popular event. The truth of the matter is a little different. Look...Show More Summary