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Tonight in #LoveCraftCountry   : Bessie Stringfield who took “several solo rides across the country — eight in total — often riding through the deep South during the Jim Crow era, a time when neither independent women nor blacks were welcome.“

Tonight in #LoveCraftCountry  : Bessie Springfield who took “several solo rides across the country — eight in total — often riding through the deep South during the Jim Crow era, a time when neither independent women nor blacks were welcome.“

Recent columns brought readers responses about old photos of the Villamont spring gushing from a tree, breaking with convention in the Jim Crow era, and the once Roanoke-based Virginia Bridge Co.

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

On @CBSSunday  I'll be delivering a commentary about how we can all learn from the way Jimmy Carter--a native of the Jim Crow South-- evolved in his willingness to speak out on racial injustice. This is from my book, out Tuesday.

B&G Food said it was reviewing Cream of Wheat branding back in June after it received criticism that its packaging imagery was reminiscent of racist advertising from the Jim Crow era.

Cream of Wheat is ditching the Black chef from its packaging after receiving criticism that its packaging imagery was reminiscent of racist advertising from the Jim Crow era.

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.

"America must reconcile the inequitable distribution of wealth created by the legacy of slavery, convict leasing, New Deal policies, Jim Crow segregation, and redlining," writes @SociologistRay  of the @BrookingsInst 

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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

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