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50 years later, America remains divided

Lyndon Johnson has long been remembered as a tragic figure, as the president who helped smash Jim Crow but also mired America in a bloody quagmire in Vietnam. This week, with the 50th anniversary of the signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act ... MSNBC, 1 week ago

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Time for Obama to speak up for women in world capital of gender Jim Crow — Saudi Arabia?

With President Obama visiting Saudi Arabia on Friday, during Women's History Month, some key women's advocates raise the question: why is the White House so silent on women's rights in a country that holds half its population literally under lock ...
 San Francisco Chronicle2 weeks ago Famous & Historical Women: Eartha Mary Magdalene White  Examiner.com3 weeks ago

To Defeat GOP's Restrictive Voting Laws, Debunk 'Voter Fraud'

Growing up in Jim Crow Arkansas, Bill Clinton saw how the state's dominant political and racial elite maintained power by suppressing the rights of minority voters who threatened its authority — and as a young activist, worked to bring down that ...
 Yahoo! News2 weeks ago The secret to defeating GOP's restrictive voting laws: Debunk voter fraud  Salon3 weeks ago

William Darity comments: Race is the elephant in the room when it comes to inequality

In 1967, with the Civil Rights movement still in full swing and Jim Crow still looming in the rearview mirror, median household income was 43% higher for white, non-Hispanic households than for black households. But things changed dramatically over ...
 MSNBC1 month ago Fifty Years Since the US Civil Rights Act: Commemoration Covers Up the Importance of the Struggle Against Racial Discrimination  Global Research3 days ago Civil Rights Act on a hit list?  CNN4 days ago Is Civil Rights Act still relevant?  CNN6 days ago

Religious right leader Ralph Reed compares Obama to Jim Crow segregationists

Religious right leader and conservative activist Ralph Reed's speech at CPAC on Friday morning was perhaps the most strident, uncompromising and sweeping condemnation of the Obama administration delivered at the conservative convention thus far.
 Salon1 month ago

The right defends a new Jim Crow: 50 years since the Civil Rights Act, wingnuts still don't get it

Watching the debate over Arizona's SB 1062 (better known as the state's law) unfold this past week, I couldn't help but think of the already iconic line from Matthew McConaughey's True Detective character Rust Cohle: Time is a flat circle. As is ...
 Salon1 month ago The Right Defends A New Jim Crow  Huffington Post1 month ago

GOP Rep. Ted Yoho implies the Civil Rights Act is unconstitutional

The former large animal veterinarian isn't sure ending Jim Crow would've been to the framers' liking Comments Comments Progressive Wire Best of the week Charles Grodin / The Nation Martha Rosenberg / AlterNet CJ Werleman / AlterNet ...
 AlterNet.org1 day ago
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Marijuana Arrests and Potential Ban on Menthol: Jim Crow Revisited?

The "war on drugs" -- especially marijuana -- and a possible FDA ban on menthol cigarettes are racial justice issues that should concern African-Americans and members of other over-policed communities, panelists at the National Action Network's ...
 The Root4 days ago

GOP Jim Crow & blackmail in Ohio exposed & thwarted

House republicans were forced to scrap a proposal to slash Cuyahoga county funding if county officials send out unsolicited absentee ballot applications. The measure, slipped in state budget review legislation on Monday , would have cut the ...
 Daily Kos1 week ago
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Analysis: 3 Reasons Religious Freedom Laws Are Nothing Like Jim Crow

In the debate over Arizona's S.B. 1062, a bill that would have modified the state's Religious Freedom Restoration Act, some opponents of the bill characterized the bill and others like it as "Jim Crow for gays." Those who used this analogy, though, ...
 Christian Post1 month ago Analysis 3 Reasons Religious Freedom Laws Are Nothing Like Jim Crow  Big News Network1 month ago Midday Roundup: Mississippi legislature passes religious freedom protections  World Magazine2 weeks ago Same-Sex Marriage & Religious Freedom  Commonweal2 weeks ago
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