“Many of these symbols of the Confederacy went up in the Jim Crow era," @chucktodd says. "Now, in this era they need to go away — in the harsh glare of daylight. Removing them in the dead of night ... undermines the work we all need to do.”
North Carolina prosecutors added charges against a Black woman accused of voter fraud in 2016. Lanisha Bratcher says she didn't know she couldn't vote on probation — under a Jim Crow-era law widely used to disenfranchise Black people. She faces 3yrs in prison, says @guardian .
The gap between white and black homeownership is wider now than it was during the end of the Jim Crow era. Here’s one of the reasons why:
Most confederate monuments were erected during Jim Crow era. They weren't put up for history, they were meant to terrorize black people.
Voting rights advocates say the action undermined the will of the people and effectively created a “poll tax,” not unlike the Jim Crow-era laws that used voting fees as a way to suppress African Americans from casting ballots. ?: @WallySkalij
Sears let Black Americans buy what they needed during the Jim Crow era, when stores were allowed to openly discriminate
Biden on Trump: "Not since the Jim Crow era" has a president misrepresented U.S. values so badly