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"The moderate wing of the Democratic Party has got their history wrong about where the filibuster comes from. It is a Jim Crow era relic," Heather McGhee says. "It's one of the many ways that structural racism is holding back the hands of progress. Not just for people of color"

Kevin McCarthy voted to throw out millions of Black votes on January 6th. He had pushed House Republicans back 50 years into the Jim Crow Era. What American company can ever afford to contribute again to McCarthy’s New Jim Crow Party?

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America is still waiting to learn which party will control the next US Senate — all due to Georgia’s peculiar election system rooted in the Jim Crow era. #GASen 

what i mean is the political economy of jim crow beyond simply segregation —one party governance, clientelism, reactionary populism, extreme labor exploitation — is very relevant for thinking about the united states in the 21st century

relatedly, it is...a problem that so many people understand jim crow as simply extreme discrimination rather than as a one-party authoritarian enclave whose political influence extended throughout the country.

GOP is beyond repair. It is no longer an Edmund Burke party of Conservatives. It is just Jim Crow excreta.

Republican judges killed large parts of the bill that killed Jim Crow—the Voting Rights Act—and now Republicans are trying to recreate one-party, Jim Crow-style states by either making it harder to vote or straight up disenfranchising people not based on race but party ID.

i will remind everyone that the one instance of american authoritarianism — the one party terror state that was the jim crow south — was built on minority rule and a commitment to “liberty” over democracy.

You definitely have a point there Donnie Boy. The Democratic Party that lead the confederacy and then pushed Jim Crow laws in the South no longer exists. We know that you miss that Democratic Party, but most folks don't.

When I was a kid growing up in the '70s, the John Birch Society seemed like a fringe relic of the age of lynch mobs and Jim Crow. Now, under Trump, the entire Republican party is much worse - crueler, more ignorant, more murderous, and even more blatantly racist - every day.

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most people of think of jim crow as just being about discrimination and exclusion, but it was also an authoritarian one-party system with elements that we would find very familiar today.

FACT: are the party of: ✔️ slavery ✔️ segregation ✔️ the KKK ✔️ Jim Crow ✔️ racial terrorism ✔️ sympathy for fascism ✔️ discrimination ✔️ lynching Steam instantly t #DeathofaNation  learn the TRUTH ➡️

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.

FACT: Democrats are the party of slavery, Jim Crow, the KKK, and racial terrorism—not Republicans. ?

Republicans should not be ashamed! One party was the party of slavery, Jim Crow, segregation, lynching, and the KKK, and the other party was the . ?

My running poll shows over 80% of people were NOT taught Dems are party of slavery & Jim Crow. They’re making a liar of you @KevinMKruse 

@RealDonaldTrump : "It is the Democratic Party that is the party of slavery, of Jim Crow, and of oppression."