Today’s comic by Tom Tomorrow is Then and now: What you missed on Sunday Kos … Fleeing from swastikas in Germany to HBCUs in the Jim Crow south, by Denise Oliver Velez Why many are willing to ignore Trump-Russia, by David Akadjian Donald...Show More Summary
"I had an obligation to also protect the integrity of the Department of Justice."
One Democratic lawmaker compared Texas's bathroom bill to Jim Crow laws.
How the Swastika Became a Confederate Flag | Brent Staples: Brent Staples makes a compelling case for Jim Crow as the inspiration for Hitler’s Nazi policies: Hitler drew a similar, more sinister comparison in “Mein Kampf.” He describes...Show More Summary
With the news that the orange ignoramus in the White House recently questioned the constitutionality of federal funding for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and after Bethune-Cookman University students stood and...Show More Summary
Today’s comic by Mark Fiore is Taxcutiva: • What’s coming up on Sunday Kos … They fled from swastikas in Germany to HBCUs in the Jim Crow south, by Denise Oliver Velez Why many are willing to ignore Trump-Russia, by David Akadjian Donald...Show More Summary
'Get Out' writer/director Jordan Peele will produce a new HBO series. Continue reading…
Jordan Peele is taking his unique brand of horror to HBO. The writer and director of “Get Out” will be the executive producer behind “Lovecraft Country,” a just ordered drama series based around a Matt Ruff novel about a 1950s road trip...Show More Summary
Matthew Shepard’s Mom Compares Anti-LGBTQ Laws with Racist Jim Crow Laws Judy Shepard targeted Alliance Defending Freedom, an anti-LGBTQ hate group for targeting transgender people the same way racists used to target black people Unicorn Booty - Unicorn Booty brings you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
The existence of "colored only" businesses under Jim Crow laws in the southern United States comes as a shock to those unfamiliar with the history.
SCOTUS is not having it with this OOPSIE accidental voter discrimination!
In its origin, cool was a creation of African-American jazz musicians to face the pressure of Jim Crow arrangements during a time when the United States was an unembarrassedly racialist white society. At various points in its history, cool was, in Dinerstein's language, "the aestheticizing of detachment," "an emotional mask, a strategy of masking emotion," […]
On Monday, the Supreme Court delivered a monumental voting rights victory when it declined to hear an appeal from Republican North Carolina legislators seeking to reinstate one of the broadest restrictive voting laws since Jim Crow after an appeals court struck it down in 2016. Show More Summary
A teacher gives his students a taste of what it was like to live in the segregated Jim Crow South. The post Don’t Be Fooled, Here’s What Makes America Great appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Assemblywoman Shirley Weber’s father moved his family from Hope, Ark., to Los Angeles when she was 3. He had a compelling reason: A lynch mob was chasing him. David Nash was a black farmer. He worked his own land and sharecropped other people’s. After one harvest, he got into an argument with white...
The Potlikker Papers is a food history of the modern South, “the South that awakes from slumber in 1955 when the cooks and maids in Montgomery step off the buses and begin walking to work, rejecting Jim Crow,” says Edge.
On Saturday's AM Joy, viewers could witness a near caricature of a group of liberals talking politics in the former of host Joy Reid, former MSNBC political analyst Jimmy Williams, Daily Beast columnist Dean Obeidallah, and Karine Jean-Pierre...Show More Summary
A federal lawsuit challenges a decades-old vestige of Jim Crow, and opens up new questions about the current state of the ballot.