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In the late 1800s, following the Civil War, sheriffs and police departments continued to enforce racial segregation, including Jim Crow laws.

Marilynne Robinson's "Jack" is set during the era of Jim Crow, which she "evokes with small, deft strokes," says @DwightGarner 

"Democratic elected officials had likened the ID law, which Republicans had enacted in 2012, to Jim Crow–era statutes that sought to keep Blacks from voting."

Fwiw, the reason court packing turned into a partial defeat for FDR was it galvanized a coalition of conservative, southern Jim Crow Democrats and conservative Republicans. Political dynamics arrn’t quite the same now.

Over her life, Ruth Bader Ginsburg witnessed the full range of American possibility, from the New Deal and the Great Society to the fall of Jim Crow and the rise of feminism. Much of her life and career was spent making the impossible become reality:

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COVID-19 shutdowns worse than Jim Crow and Japanese internment, AG Barr suggests


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I don’t think we are prepared as a society for what happens to public memory when the generations that lived through Jim Crow leave us

The Democrats founded the KKK, wrote Jim Crow, and have a current Dem governor (VA) who placed a picture of a Klansman on his own yearbook page. So this latest endorsement of Biden only continues that trend.

Kamala Harris’s mom is Asian Indian. Her dad Donald Harris is by his own account descended from one of the largest slave planters in Jamaica. In what sense then can she claim the African American experience of being descended from slaves and subject to segregation and Jim Crow?

Let’s guarantee that every citizen has equal representation in our government. And end partisan gerrymandering, so that all voters have the power to choose their politicians. And if all this takes eliminating the filibuster—a Jim Crow relic––then that’s what we should do.

it cannot be overstated what john lewis & his generation accomplished. the civil rights movement toppled Jim Crow segregation and authoritarianism, expanded & strengthened democracy across the country, & inspired movements for rights and liberation both here & around the world.

Confederate statues weren’t built during the Confederacy, they were built during the Jim Crow to incite fear. Jon Stewart explains:

The House Democrats are a mob of liars and miscreants who seek to overthrow an elected president.  And they’ve the gall to wrap themselves in the Constitution while they eviscerate it.  The party of slavery, segregation, and Jim Crow rears its tyrannical head yet again.

Most confederate monuments were erected during Jim Crow era. They weren't put up for history, they were meant to terrorize black people.

Calling us "animals" has been the language to justify slavery, Jim Crow and all manner of injustice. Dehumanization and racism go together