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