The worst injustices, from Chinese Exclusion to Jim Crow, were possible only by voter suppression that kept minority communities from having a say in gov't. And it's happening again today. That's why we need #HR4 to #restorethevote & stop states from requiring ID or purging rolls
Raise your hand if your living parents and grandparents lived under Jim Crow. 🙋🏿♂️
Beto says law enforcement is “the new Jim Crow.” This kind of extreme rhetoric divides us on racial lines & inflames hatred. Vast majority of police officers are brave, honorable, and risk their lives keeping us safe; it’s wrong to smear them as racists.
Georgia wants to close 75% of polling places in a mostly-black area. This is just old timey Jim Crow type stuff.
Calling us "animals" has been the language to justify slavery, Jim Crow and all manner of injustice. Dehumanization and racism go together
Most confederate monuments were erected during Jim Crow era. They weren't put up for history, they were meant to terrorize black people.