The drama “Mudbound” depicts the harsh reality two combat veterans face when they return home from the war only to fight a new battle against the Jim Crow South.
Montgomery County’s retired library chief is honored with a scholarship in her name.
This is precisely why we need to have a discussion about the Confederate monuments that were erected to spread those lies.
Click here for reuse options! The media has unfairly held Black communities responsible for the conditions which slavery, Jim Crow, and recent crime laws created. Days after President Donald Trump mocked professional athletes takingShow More Summary
RIGHT BEFORE OUR EYES TODAY - "THE AMERICAN CONTAINERIZED NEGRO" IS PROVING TO THE WORLD THAT THE "WHITE AMERICAN CIVILIAN" WHO LOOKED PAST SLAVERY/ JIM CROW OPPRESSION - AS THEY INSTEAD FOCUSED UPON THEIR 'AMERICAN CONSUMER INTERESTS'...Show More Summary
Christie?s FIAC week sales continued with a packed sale room for the evening auction of the Regards Croisés: Collection Jean-François & Marie-Aline Prat, which realised a stunning ?36,5M/£32,8M/$43M selling 91% by lot and 98% by value. Show More Summary
A racial progressive in the Jim Crow era. A cultural savior for the city of Atlanta who was nevertheless dismissed twice by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. A consummate musician praised by maestro Arturo Toscanini, though he himself had no formal musical training. The conduit for some of the world’s most heavenly music, but also an...
The billionaire behind Trump and Breitbart News thinks blacks were better off under Jim Crow.
Bill Moyers in conversation with author James Whitman about his new book that uncovers how the Nazis used Jim Crow laws as the model for their own race laws. To get to the core of race in America today, read this new book by James Whitman. Show More Summary
A lynching provides the catalyst in Eleanor Henderson’s second novel, “The Twelve-Mile Straight.”
Another L for the White House's gang of Jim Crow fetishists.
Historian Charles B. Dew dives deep into his memoir of his Jim Crow South childhood, “The Making of a Racist.” "The embrace of Jim Crow as a way of life and a system of beliefs for white southerners was powerful and seductive. White supremacy is a noxious weed that plants deep roots. Show More Summary
The state still disenfranchises more of its eligible voters than any other—but this year, it has the chance to change that.
It was September 1957, the Jim Crow era of racial segregation, and nine black pupils little guessed they were about to plant a milestone in the struggle for civil rights...On the first day of term, the national guard were there to stop the nine entering Central High, where all 1,900 attendees were white. Show More Summary
John Howard Griffin was perhaps the best-known race swapper of the 20 th century. In 1959, the white Texan writer went undercover as a black man in the Jim Crow South. Griffin spent days under a tanning lamp, took drugs for the skin pigmentation disorder vitiligo and shaved his head but otherwise spoke and acted exactly as he had as a white man. Show More Summary
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.