In his final press conference, President Obama linked current efforts to "restrict the franchise" of voting from many Americans back to the country's "legacy of slavery" and Jim Crow laws. " We are the only country in the advanced world that makes it harder to vote rather than easier," the president said from the White House briefing room. Show More Summary
President Obama offered a reminder of the racist history behind some U.S. voting restrictions.
After highlighting that this stems from Jim Crow, the outgoing president then railed against the argument that there is widespread voter fraud that needs to be stopped.
President Barack Obama said Wednesday he believes that efforts to make it more difficult to vote in the United States are an extension of the legacy of slavery and Jim Crow laws. “There is an ugly history to that that we should not be shy about talking about,” Obama said during his final news conference. Show More Summary
I find Dinesh D’Souza so confusing. The man clearly wants to return to the Jim Crow years. Or even slavery. But why does he think that if that was to happen, he wouldn’t be affected by it? Here is D’Souza on slavery: Recently convicted felon and conservative columnist Dinesh D’Souza’s book, “The End of Racism,” […]
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In 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Brown v. Board of Education which overturned Jim Crow racial segregation in the public schools. That mattered little in most of the country when white privilege was normalized, and white supremacy went unchallenged. Black people had no real say. Whites controlled most everything, as they still […]
Visitors to Durham, North Carolina, may see an unfamiliar face in the murals painted on walls throughout the city by Face Up: Telling Stories of Community Life, a collaborative public art project led by artist Brett Cook. It is theShow More Summary
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My great-grandmother, a stoic black woman made tough by Jim Crow, never cried. But on Nov. 4, 2008, her then-81-year-old eyes glistened as newly elected President Barack Obama delivered his victory speech in Chicago. “Where we are met...Show More Summary
On Tuesday's CNN Tonight, host Don Lemon cued up author Michael Higginbothum to claim that there was "racial amnesia" and a "Jim Crow mentality" around white voters being willing to vote for Donald Trump in spite of him using "a lot of racial rhetoric" in the campaign. Show More Summary
The N-Word is never appropriate by Jordan Cooper South Carolina Football lost to Clemson Football in the 2nd worst point spread in the history of the Palmetto Bowl. However, the rotten antics of the times of Jim Crow from the game in the Year of 1900 still are fouling the atmosphere of the rivalry between [...]Show More Summary
Voters at a polling station. (Flickr / Lindsay D’Addato) WASHINGTON, D.C.—“This is a Jim Crow election,” said Greg Palast, describing this year’s vote. The investigative reporter was in Washington, D.C., this week to petition the Department...Show More Summary
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Last month, Democrat Roy Cooper unseated Republican Gov. Pat McCrory, while Democrats also gained a majority on the state Supreme Court, breaking the Republican stranglehold on North Carolina’s state government. Now, though, Republicans...Show More Summary
Barack Obama reminded Americans on Monday that the United States has "by no means" overcome the legacies of "slavery, Jim Crow, colonialism, and...
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