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Read an Excerpt from Race to Revolution: The U.S. and Cuba during Slavery and Jim Crow
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Slavery is not ancient, and neither is Jim Crow

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The Woman Behind the Memphis Sound

Written by Sophia Dembling Siblings Jim Stewart and Estelle Axton defied cultural norms in the Jim Crow era to found Stax Records, one of the most influential soul and R&B labels of the 1960s and '70s. There's no obvious reason why Estelle ...
 Huffington Post5 days ago Estelle Axton: A Woman, A Place, and the Memphis Sound  National Trust for Historic Preservation2 weeks ago
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SOWELL: The media and the mob of Ferguson

Casting blame based on skin color should have ended with Jim Crow Those of us who admit that we were not there and do not know what happened when Michael Brown was shot by a policeman in Ferguson, Mo., seem to be in the minority. We all know ...
 Washington Times1 week ago Ferguson: The Media and the Mob  New American1 week ago The Media and the Mob  Jewish World Review1 week ago The Media and the Mob vs. The Rule of Law  Capitalism Magazine1 week ago
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The Importance of Protecting Our Right to Vote: Reflecting on the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Half a century ago the Civil Rights Act of 1964 brought an end to the era of Jim Crow by prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. One year later the landmark legislation was strengthened and expanded ...
 Huffington Post3 weeks ago The Jim Crow North? Dining in New York City Before the Civil Rights Act of 1964  Huffington Post1 month ago Voting Rights and Voting Wrongs  Town Hall1 week ago How Mike Brown's death exposes US race inequality  Channel 41 week ago
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What Happened In Missouri Is Another Sign Of The Shameful Return Of Jim Crow-Era Policy

Michael Brown was shot while walking down the street with a friend a few days before he was supposed to start college, and the 18-year-old may well have been the victim of racial profiling. In 2010, the civil rights lawyer and legal scholar ...
 Business Insider2 weeks ago 'Anti-Immigrant' Jeff Sessions and Alabama's Racist Voter ID Law  Huffington Post4 days ago Less than human: Do some police take a step beyond simple prejudice?  Reuters2 weeks ago COLUMN-Less than human: Do some police take a step beyond simple prejudice?  AlertNet2 weeks ago

How Turbans Helped Some Blacks Go Incognito In The Jim Crow Era

There's a weekly trial on the Internet about who may be stealing culture from whom. Earlier this week, the defendants were Iggy Azalea and white gay men . A while back, it was Macklemore and the Harlem Shakers . Now, we have come across a story ...
 NPR1 month ago Going incognito in the Jim Crow era with the help of turbans  Sott.net1 month ago

50 years ago, 'Freedom Summer' changed South, US

Roy DeBerry learned at an early age what could happen to a black boy who violated Mississippi's Jim Crow-era social code. His teacher at the one-room church school outside town had arranged for porters to toss copies of the Chicago Defender, Jet and other ...
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Slate Magazine

On Race, Arrests, Marijuana and 'The New Jim

ON RACE, ARRESTS, MARIJUANA AND 'THE NEW JIM CROW' In Sacramento, Black People Are Arrested 5.7 Times More Often Than White People Are marijuana arrests really a racial thing? - -Mike Green Good question. This can be a tricky subject. Let's ...
 Media Awareness Project4 days ago Open thread for night owls: S&P passes stock-market milestone, but who cares?  Daily Kos6 days ago Open thread for night owls: The case for marijuana reparations  Daily Kos4 weeks ago The Case for Marijuana Reparations  Slate Magazine1 month ago
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Setting the Record Straight on Jim Crow

Even as the nation celebrates the passage of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, some liberals are using the occasion to bash Republicans as inheriting the legacy of Jim Crow — ignoring the fact that a higher percentage of Republicans in ...
 National Review1 month ago We are all Ferguson  Al Ahram4 days ago Beyond division and inequality  Jordan Times1 week ago Ferguson Is All of Us  Huffington Post1 week ago

Mike Browns shooting and Jim Crow lynchings have too much in common. Its time for America to own up

Not terribly long ago in a country that many people misremember, if they knew it at all, a black person was killed in public every four days for often the most mundane of infractions, or
 Big News Network1 week ago Emmett Till, Mike Brown, and a New Movement for an Old Law  Huffington Post5 days ago
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