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11 Ways Black People Can Practice Self-Care In The Wake Of Trump's Win

Black people in America are in a constant state of trauma. The realities of everyday racist microaggressions, to the neverending stream of police shootings of unarmed black folk, to the spiritual damage of slavery, Jim Crow, and beyond. For...Show More Summary

11 Ways Black People Can Practice Self-Care In The Wake Of Trump's Win

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Black people in America are in a constant state of trauma. The realities of everyday racist microaggressions, to the neverending stream of police shootings of unarmed black folk, to the spiritual damage of slavery, Jim Crow, and beyond. For...Show More Summary

The New Jim Crow: Private Prison Stock Surges After Donald Trump Is Elected POTUS

Private Prison Stock Rises After Donald Trump Win What will a Donald Trump presidency look like? According to HuffPo, Trump’s shocking election into the White House could mean bigger business for the private prison industry if the markets are

Canadian TV drops election night truth bomb: ‘This is hatred we have not seen since Jim Crow

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The raw emotions of one Canadian news pundit covering the U.S. presidential election struck a chord with many on social media Tuesday night. As it was becoming apparent Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was likely to win the White House, activist Danielle Moodie-Mills disagreed with a...

Celeb D.L. Hughley Sneers of Trump: ‘My Daddy Survived Jim Crow

The celebrity freak out continued on election night as Trump did well all over the country. The liberal women of The View anchored live coverage on the Lifetime network. Actor and host D.L. Hughley appeared as a guest and sneered, “people are talking about leaving. My daddy survived Jim Crow, I can survive Donald Trump.”

Election night 2016. Finally. Liveblog #28

x This is Ruby, 80, from Madison. Born in Jim Crow Arkansas. Took 2 trips to DMV & court order for her to get credential to vote in WI today pic.twitter.com/YQuetxI0uE — Ari Berman (@AriBerman) November 8, 2016

Ben Carson: Clinton Shouldn't Mention Trump's KKK Support Because Dems Were Party Of Slavery And Jim Crow

Trump supporter Ben Carson with some selective amnesia about that little thing called the Civil Rights movement on this weekend's Fox & Friends: "Their default position when they become more desperate is to play the race card," Dr. Ben...Show More Summary

Facebook Lets Advertisers Exclude Users by Race

Click here for reuse options! Facebook’s system allows advertisers to exclude black, Hispanic, and other “ethnic affinities” from seeing ads. Imagine if, during the Jim Crow era, a newspaper offered advertisers the option of placing ads only in copies that went to white readers. Show More Summary

Judge Compares North Carolina Voter Purge to Jim Crow

U.S. District Judge Loretta Biggs slammed an ongoing North Carolinian voter purge during a dramatic Wednesday hearing, telling county attorneys that she was "horrified" by the "insane" process by which voters could be removed from the rolls without their knowledge. Show More Summary

Facebook Ad Option allows Discrimination Against Blacks, Latinos

By Julia Angwin and Terry Parris Jr. | (ProPublica) | – – Imagine if, during the Jim Crow era, a newspaper offered advertisers the option of placing ads only in copies that…

Facebook Lets Advertisers Exclude Users by Race

Julia Angwin and Terry Parris Jr., ProPublica: Imagine if, during the Jim Crow era, a newspaper offered advertisers the option of placing ads only in copies that went to white readers. That's basically what Facebook is doing nowadays. Show More Summary

Facebook Makes It Easy for Advertisers to Be Racist

This story originally appeared on ProPublica. Imagine if, during the Jim Crow era, a newspaper offered advertisers the option of placing ads only in copies that went to white readers. That's basically what Facebook is doing nowadays. The...Show More Summary

Facebook's Targeted Ads Could Be Used To Exclude Certain Races

Imagine if, during the Jim Crow era, a newspaper offered advertisers the option of placing ads only in copies that went to white readers. That’s basically what Facebook is doing nowadays. The ubiquitous social network not only allows...Show More Summary

'East Texas Hot Links': No safety at a backwoods bar in Jim Crow era

The late August Wilson cultivated an informal repertory company of actors — a group that included Eugene Lee, a performer who has spent a good deal of his career on Broadway and beyond interpreting lines penned by the Bard of Pittsburgh. That is where the jobs have been for older, African-American...

Thursday News: Forward together, not one step back

last monthUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

THE BATTLE FOR NORTH CAROLINA (The Atlantic) -- In 2016, the battle over race and culture that raged with Jim Crow in 1901 still dominates political and social life in North Carolina. Bitter and unyielding contests across multiple issues have placed the state at the center of national debates about race, civil rights, violence, and elections. Show More Summary

The Battle for North Carolina

Political, social, and demographic forces in the battleground of North Carolina promise a reckoning with its Jim Crow past.

The Golden Age of the Democratic Party (TM), the Populist Paradise of the Jim Crow South Edition

Above: Oddly, Strom Was Not Filibustering the Taft-Hartley Act There is the core of a useful point in Matt Stoller’s Atlantic story about “Watergate babies.” I largely agree with him about Carter-era Democrats, although I think he’s completely and obviously wrong to assert that the Democratic Party remains where it was in 1978 or 1994. […]

Israeli Jim Crow: US-led ‘Peace Process’ Completely Collapses

By Sandy Tolan | (Tomdispatch.com) | – – Washington has finally thrown in the towel on its long, tortured efforts to establish peace between Israel and the Palestinians. You won’t find any…

Paramount, Appian Way Landing ‘Truevine’ As Potential Leonardo DiCaprio-Starrer

EXCLUSIVE: Paramount Pictures and Appian Way are negotiating to acquire screen rights to the Beth Macy book Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother’s Quest; A True Story of the Jim Crow South. Appian Way’s DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson will produce and the book will be developed as a potential star vehicle for DiCaprio. Show More Summary

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