Ted Jackson The Sheriff Of Fulton County Georgia Popularly Elected A Former FBI Agent "A Black Man In Good Standing" - Per The Fact That His Re-Election Motorcade Was In The "Atlanta Caribbean Carnival" During Election Season And The...Show More Summary
It is little secret to anyone that the American South has had a long, roubled history regarding racial relations. If anything, it likely is viewed as the epitome of racism, with its chattel slavery, Jim Crow laws, and being the birthplace of the Ku Klux Klan. Show More Summary
Charles Pierce sees Jason Collins’ coming out as especially symbolic: His explanation for his decision to come out is rich with the historical “dual identity” forced on black Americans under Jim Crow, and the similar dynamic within which he lived as a gay man. Homophobia in the black community — indeed, even among the leaders [...]
The Ghetto Is Public Policy (The Atlantic) Jim Crow — Northern or Southern — is usually rendered to us as an archaic system in which people irrationally decide to separate from each other just based on skin color. There’s a reason that so many of us remember Martin Luther King’s line about little white boys and little black boys holding …
Last week, the Delaware State legislature approved a constitutional amendment to allow people with nonviolent felony convictions to vote after their release from prison. This is a major step forward for a nation still struggling to heal old racial wounds.
This column is reprinted from The Trice Edney News Wire Last week, the Delaware State legislature approved a constitutional amendment to all but remove the...
In response to More Mindlessness From Melissa Harris-Perry: "My father grew up in the Jim Crow south. And he would give me birthday cards, and instead of signing them 'Love, Daddy,' always signed them, 'the struggle continues, Daddy'... Show More Summary
In another promotional ad for her weekend show, Melissa Harris-Perry doubled down on dumb: "My father grew up in the Jim Crow south. And he would give me birthday cards, and instead of signing them 'Love, Daddy,' always signed them, 'the struggle continues, Daddy'... Show More Summary
The most recent education news provides alarming indications that the "pipeline" from early childhood neglect to young adult incarceration is disappearing. I don't suggest that the problem is going away. Quite to the contrary.
Hardball's Chris Matthews on Thursday again smeared pro-Second Amendment Senators, this time comparing them to "Jim Crow" racists. While talking about GOP politicians who threatened to filibuster the current gun control bill, Matthews spewed, "But you remember when they... -
From the April 6 edition of Fox News Channel's Fox & Friends Saturday: Previously: Right-Wing Media On Diversity Program: Unqualified Minorities "Could Actually Get Someone Killed" Fox News Promises To Continue Lying About Phoenix Lifeguard Diversity Program
IF there was not so much corruption in the "Black Press" the PATTERNS that they promote in their media channels would be something other than the dawn of the "Neo Jim Crow" that is pushing favorable Black people out of power. Washington...Show More Summary
Columbia Journalism School From 9/11 to Duke Cunningham, from Jim Crow to Watergate, Columbia picks 100 stories by its journalists. 100 Years of Story Telling: Columbia Journalism School Centennial Time Capsule from CUJourn on Vimeo.… Read more
"Study Of The Americanized Blacks" Doctoral Program Subject Observations: Don't Look At The "Vocalizer Of The Original Words". Look At The Follow-up To See A "Faux Outrage Pile-On", "Agreement" or "Silence" Pittsburgh Courier: ChrisShow More Summary
In the late 19th Century, Southern states began to enact literacy tests to prevent African-Americans from casting a ballot. At the time, black voters were up to seven and a half times as likely to be unable to read as white voters, so requiring voters to prove their reading skills was an effective way of [...]
Obama mentioned American martyrs Schwerner, Chaney and Goodman in Israel and praised the moral force of Palestinian villages' nonviolent protest -- he knows that Israel is enforcing a Jim Crow segregation policy
Whether its Alabama trying to revert to the Jim Crow era by refusing minority voters protection from discrimination or Arizona trying to deny citizens their right to vote, the Supreme Court has important decisions to make in order to protect our democracy, and we hope it makes the right ones.
Nour Joudah, 25, was a teacher at a Friends School in Ramallah that is funded by the US government-- that is, until Israeli border authorities twice prevented her from returning to her 90 students after winter break. In a letter to the president, she urges him to address Israel's discriminatory treatment of Arab-Americans during his visit to Israel and Palestine later this week