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A new task force assembled by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is aiming to purge almost 100 racist laws from the state's books. Many date to its segregationist past, including Jim Crow laws and those banning interracial marriage.

A Democratic state senator is renewing a call for Georgia to apologize for its role in the history of slavery and Jim Crow segregation practices.

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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

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A new task force assembled by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is aiming to purge almost 100 racist laws from the state's books. Many date to its segregationist past, including Jim Crow laws and those banning interracial marriage.

“That’s why these communities exist. They are the direct response to Jim Crow practices in the San Joaquin Valley going back to the 19th century,” said Michael Eissinger, a lecturer in history at Fresno City College

This is absolutely fascinating. The rich in the American South are much poorer a generation after the Civil War then they had been before: sharecropping and Jim Crow are less effective at extracting wealth from African-Americans. But Phil Ager and ...

Democratic senator wants Georgia to apologize for slavery, Jim Crow.

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Some books that have been prohibited by prisons: -"Where’s Waldo?" -"Ulysses" -"The New Jim Crow" -a book of lunar maps -"Freakonomics" -manuals for Dungeons & Dragons -Barack Obama’s "Dreams From My Father" and "The Audacity of Hope"

Some books that have been prohibited by prisons: -"Where’s Waldo?" -"Ulysses" -"The New Jim Crow" -a book of lunar maps -"Freakonomics" -manuals for Dungeons & Dragons -Barack Obama’s "Dreams From My Father" and "The Audacity of Hope"

Chanting "End Jim Crow" and "Education is a right, not just for the rich and white," roughly 300 students walked out of one of New York City's most prestigious public schools to protest its admissions policies and demand desegregation

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White people routinely get dressed up and reenact the battles of Revolutionary War and the Civil War. Black people bring up the battle to survive slavery and Jim Crow and those very same people scream, “get over it!”

FACT: Democrats are the party of slavery, Jim Crow, the KKK, and racial terrorism—not Republicans. 📀

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.

Let’s stop calling each other names. Also, let’s stop comparing an insult to a dehumanizing term used in oppressing Black people and sanctioning the Transatlantic Slave Trade, slavery, Jim Crow, lynching and the idea that Black men are so strong that they have to be shot 8 times.

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.

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