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

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 ... NPR, 5 days ago

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Mississippi's Modern 'Jim Crow' Law Now In Effect

Mississippi's Religious Freedom Restoration Act now allows businessowners to turn away LGBT customers if they claim their existence conflicts with their religion. The law passed in April and was quickly signed by Republican governor Phil Bryant; ...
 Gay.com2 weeks ago

North Carolina voter recalls Jim Crow tactics in testimony against new law

It was 1940, and Rosanell Eaton, aged 19, was exercising her right to vote in a presidential election for the first time. At least, she wanted to. When she turned up at the polling station in
 Big News Network2 weeks ago Rights Groups Call for Halt to 'Worst Since Jim Crow' Voting Law  Common Dreams2 weeks ago North Carolina voter law challenged: 'the worst suppression since Jim Crow'  Austin American Statesman2 weeks ago

'Freedom Summer' Filmmaker: Struggle for Voting Rights 'Isn't Over'

3:15pm When a group of mostly white college students traveled to the heart of the Jim Crow South to help African American citizens register to vote in June of 1964, they had no idea just how difficult the task would be, nor of the lasting impact ...
 ABC News3 weeks ago

Pattern Matching, the New Jim Crow

Google recently released a report containing the percentage of its African American employees. It was reported that there are 1 percent African American in technology roles and 2 percent African Americans in leadership roles. These findings were ...
 Huffington Post3 weeks 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 ...
 Sify1 month ago

Return Of Jim Crow: Biden Gives Racially-Charged NAACP Speech

"This is not your fathers Republican party," Vice President Joe Biden told the NAACP on Wednesday, pointing to the "hailstorm" of voter ID legislation. "Grandmothers in Alabama who came up under Jim Crow" are being "stripped of their vote," he ...
 Breitbart.com15 hours ago
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Israeli Policies Towards the Palestinians Mirror Regimes of Apartheid in South Africa and Jim Crow in the U.S.

For your Summer edification: the works of Black writers, scholars, artists, and activists explore how the policies of the Israel towards the Palestinian people mirror the historic regimes of apartheid in South Africa and Jim Crow in the United ...
 Global Research1 day 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 Review2 days ago Civil Rights Museum  Arts Journal1 day ago Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Issues Statement Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964  Noodls3 days ago Dow Chemical : When civil rights were controversial  4 Traders5 days ago

Kanye West: Celebrities Today Treated Like Blacks During Jim Crow

West, who lives to poke and provoke pop culture, compared being a celebrity in 2014 to what it felt like for black Americans during the 1960s. The rapper repeated the charge during the magazine Q&A. And what I talked about in it was the idea of ...
 Breitbart.com2 days ago
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