Mississippi to set to vote on a Jim Crow-era law designed to secure "white supremacy" in state politics.
Mississippi to vote on Jim Crow-era law designed to secure 'white supremacy' in state politics
3/ The injustices that have occurred in Joppa span decades. In the 1920s, the woods outside of Joppa became a torture ground for the Ku Klux Klan. By Jim Crow’s end, families were leaving and #Dallas invested less in the city – a pattern that continued for years.
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
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.
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