In Barbara Reynolds' 2017 book, we learn about Mrs. King’s youth in the Jim Crow South, and her contributions to the civil rights movement.
Click here for reuse options! An interview with Theopia Jackson, head of clinical psychology at Saybrook University. While Donald Trump’s behavior has inspired an endless amount of speculation about his mental health (or mental illness,...Show More Summary
John Roberts, writing his decision in Shelby County: “There is no denying … that the conditions that originally justified these measures no longer characterize voting in the covered jurisdictions.” Arkansas, 2018: In 2014, 90-year-old Doris Pendleton and 93-year-old Susie Thomas received notices in the mail that their ballots would not count. The state had recently […]
In Jim Crow America, it's no wonder that Jack Johnson was the most despised African-American of his generation.
Sports movies feel like a natural fit for league networks at times, and an interesting way to perhaps add further value to them and draw viewers who have already seen them in is combining the film with some behind-the-scenes features and interviews. Show More Summary
Jim Crow: The Club Remix is columnist Eric Paulk's idea that there's a cover charge every time a black LGBTQ person walks into any predominantly white gay bar in Atlanta.
(February 5, 2018 06:12 PM, by David Henderson) Millions of black people in the Jim Crow South were prevented from voting. That's the bad news. Fortunately, there's some good news. They were able to vote with their feet and millions of them did. In doing so, they... (0 COMMENTS)
THE FIRST "BLACK COLLEGE" THAT WAS INSPIRED BY A "BLACK MEDIA" 'THEFT OF THE SPIRIT OF DISCERNMENT' IMPRINT WHICH MIRROR'S "BLACK LIFE" IN A MISSION ACCOMPLISHED ZONE. DESPITE THE FRAUDULENT ATTEMPTS TO BLAME "SLAVERY", "JIM CROW MORTGAGE...Show More Summary
Slavery, Jim Crow, segregation: Black history is “a tale so devoid of logic, it frustrates the young reader.” These books about great lives can help.
The Legal Aid Society is launching a prison book drive to supply New Yorkers behind bars with copies of “The New Jim Crow."
ACLU CONVINCES NC PRISONS TO REMOVE "NEW JIM CROW" FROM BANNED BOOK LIST: "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness" was the subject of a New York Times piece last week titled, "Why Are American Prisons So Afraid...Show More Summary
Two pieces of good news today. First in Florida: Florida's Jim Crow era felon disenfranchisement law blocks 1.5 million people from voting, including 1 in 5 African-Americans in state. Voters can now overturn it at the polls in 2018 https://t.co/I2ArmJzWXz — Ari Berman (@AriBerman) January 23, 2018 And then in Michigan: Ballot language submitted to […]
The New York Times dives into why prisons fear the New Jim Crow certain states have gone to great efforts to allow their prisons to ban it and in other states it’s fairly difficult to obtain if you’re a prisoner. We’re big fans of the New Jim Crow here; it was a Millions staff pick and … The post The Book Prisons Fear appeared first on The Millions.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Employee Lawsuit Reveals Google as Intolerant Race Cult. Just like Jim Crow of yesteryear, Google “formed opinions about and then treated Plaintiffs not based on their individual merits, but rather memberships in groups with assumed characteristics,” the complaint reads. The complaint alleges that Google hires on the basis of race […]
More than half a century after the end of Jim Crow laws that enforced racial segregation in the South, legislators are finding remnants of racism in Virginia law. The Code … Click to Continue »
For 30 years, black travelers navigating the swamp of Jim Crow laws relied on guides to find safe places. Derrick Adams conjures their experiences in art.
There are many parallels between Martin Luther King Jr's call for "direct political action" leading to a crisis for the Jim Crow South, in his letter from Birmingham jail in 1963, and Ahed Tamimi's courageous slap of a soldier after her cousin was maimed in occupied Nabi Saleh last month, leading to her imprisonment for nearly a month already.
Now that the bowl season and College Football Playoff have concluded, college sports fans are shifting their attention from football to basketball in anticipation of March Madness. Although I’m a huge sports fan and ran track at school, I won’t be watching any men’s college basketball this spring....
The state with the worst racial disparities in incarceration lifts ban on Michelle Alexander's seminal book. Michelle Alexander dedicates her book, “The New Jim Crow,” to the people who have been swept up by America’s racist criminal justice system. Show More Summary