Tearing down monuments is only the beginning to understanding the false narrative of Jim Crow
TROLL LEVEL, GALACTIC OVERLORD: Made better because it’s true. In fact, today’s rape hysteria has a lot in common with Jim Crow era rape hysteria.
From director/co-writer Dee Rees (Pariah, Bessie) comes the new film Mudbound, which premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Set against the backdrop of the Mississippi Delta during the Jim Crow era after World War II, Mudbound...Show More Summary
The Sundance standout stars Jason Mitchell, Garret Hedlund and Mary J. Blige.
Amid the current strife, born of racist torch marches and debate about the racist history in our midst, the Kid Rock extravaganza is absolutely nuts.
At a once-segregated base in heart of the Confederacy, four of America’s first black Marines were finally recognized with one of our highest civilian honors.
While Gone With the Wind is not a chiseled monument in a public place, it contributed to the mythology supporting Jim Crow just as powerfully.
100 years ago, state-sanctioned segregation was the norm throughout much of the United States. Even though Jim Crow laws haven’t returned to the South, NRA TV host Bill Whittle nonetheless thinks that former President Barack Obama has set race relations all the way back to the times when...
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Americans’ views on race and racism have changed in many ways from those during the Civil Rights movement in the Jim Crow era. Today, most Americans agree that racism is not acceptable, and social norms have generally dictated that racist ideologies should not be part of the mainstream of American culture. Social norms are supported […]
Black Lives Matter and Antifa are "muscle" groups that perform the same function for today's Democrats that the KKK performed for the Jim Crow South.
There is a little debate about tearing down confederate monuments in the US today - rather like Poland's (non-)debate on removing reminders of soviet dominance 1945-1989. This video is an interesting comment on part of it: The truthShow More Summary
ESPN is eating crow -- Jim Crow -- and enduring the humiliation of its fellow race-baiting rivals, many of them crowing about its racial insensitivity. The Worldwide Leader in Sports is apologizing for a segment in a 28-hour marathon in which an auctioneer "sold" NFL players. Show More Summary
During the Jim Crow era, southern states sought recognition in the Capitol for ex-Confederates and other proud racists. That may finally be corrected.
Topic: Books The first five books are: 1) The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace, by Jeff Hobbs 2) The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness 3) The Fire Next Time 4) Between the World and Me 5) To Kill A Mockingbird See the full list here.
In the South during the Jim Crow era, the "one-drop rule," codified into law, asserted that if a person had just one drop of African-American blood, they were considered "black." I wonder what we'd learn if we gave former KKK leaderShow More Summary
By professing neutrality between those who support and oppose racial equality, Trump is joining the generations of pols who whitewashed Jim Crow.
Even the most feared white supremacists in the lore of Jim Crow were just regular white men.
Republicans and Democrats in North Carolina are locked in a battle over which party inherits the shame of Jim Crow.