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@KayColesJames : As a black woman who grew up in the segregated South, I’m appalled by the race-baiting from mostly white left-wing politicians throwing around the “Jim Crow” label to score political points in the debate over strengthening our voting laws.

Republicans’ voter suppression laws are targeting the voting rights of people of color. It’s modern-day Jim Crow. We’re working to pass the #ForThePeople  Act and #RestoreTheVRA  to fight it and renew democracy. Hear it from @staceyabrams :

'Voting rights should always be bipartisan.' — Sen. @ReverendWarnock  says federal lawmakers must respond to the Jim Crow-style assaults on voting rights

So what should we call Democrats who used "Jim Crow#Filibuster " in recent years to prevent Republicans from passing meaningful legislation. Remember: Trump's border wall project; or restricting abortion access...?

Twenty-one prominent black leaders openly denounced Democrats’ "despicable smear campaign" trying to portray Georgia’s new election laws as a return to Jim Crow.

“The intent always matters, sir, and that is the point of this conversation," Abrams said. "That is the point of the Jim Crow narrative. That Jim Crow did not simply look at the activities, it looked at the intent."

WATCH: Sen. Raphael Warnock and Stacey Abrams spoke at a Senate hearing where they both advocated for national voting legislation in response to Georgia's new voting restrictions, which they compared to Jim Crow laws.

“The intent always matters, sir, and that is the point of this conversation," Abrams said. "That is the point of the Jim Crow narrative. That Jim Crow did not simply look at the activities, it looked at the intent."

'Voting rights should always be bipartisan.' — Sen. @ReverendWarnock  says federal lawmakers must respond to the Jim Crow-style assaults on voting rights

Supporters of the new law and its ID requirements say that likening it to Jim Crow-era regulations is absurd.

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It is an overt, despicable lie that the Georgia voter law is akin to Jim Crow in any way. Yet Biden tells the lie over and over, corporations mimic the lie, and the media credulously report the lie as a legitimate opinion.

We just watched the White House force MLB to move the all-star game out of Atlanta taking at least $50,000,000 out of the pockets Black businesses and workers. What part of this issue is Jim Crow?

The Republican who is sitting in Stacey Abrams’ chair just signed a despicable voter suppression bill into law to take Georgia back to Jim Crow. The Senate must pass the #ForThePeople  Act and John Lewis Voting Rights Act immediately – our democracy is at stake tonight.

The biggest attack on voting rights since Jim Crow is underway as we speak. Republicans have introduced 253 voter suppression bills in 43 states. This is the real cancel culture you should be worried about.

The filibuster was never in the constitution, originated mostly by accident, and has historically been used to block civil rights. No legislatures on earth have a supermajority requirement because that’s stupid and paralyzing. It’s time to trash the Jim Crow filibuster.

The filibuster was popularized in the Jim Crow era by Southerners who wanted to prevent the Northern majority from passing legislation in favor of civil rights for Black citizens. Abolish it.

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?

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

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

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