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Data Shows Blacks From Jim Crow Era Still Suffering From Effects of It

voting-rights-rally-in-dc-editjpg-de12160b8d9af457_2Black voters who grew up in the segregated South still feel the impact of Jim Crow laws, according to Upshot.

Data complied by the group indicates, for example, that in Georgia, Black adults who reached voting age before the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965 are less likely to be registered to vote.

Additionally, the study showed that the percentage of registered and actual voters who are Black in Georgia and North Carolina—and most likely throughout the South—is lower than the percentage of the adult population who are Black among those old enough to have been disenfranchised for one election or more.

The gap, according to the report, closes among those who reached voting age soon after the voting rights law was enacted; younger Black voters have higher rates of participation in the electoral process than nonBlack voters, perhaps because of Barack Obama’s candidacy for presidency.

Jim Crow is the former practice of segregating Black people in the United States, mandating the segregation of public schools, public places and public transportation, and the segregation of restrooms, restaurants and drinking fountains for whites and Blacks. In addition, the U.S. military was segregated, as were federal workplaces, brought about in 1913 under President Woodrow Wilson, who was viewed as the leader of the progressive movement and who sought the support of Blacks but whose administration practiced overt racial discrimination in hiring, requiring candidates to submit photos.

The data indicates that the generation that grew up under Jim Crow’s influence remains under its influence.

 

 

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  1. Ann Eds says:

    All True:

    –Psychopathic Racial Personality.
    Mon 29 Dec 2014 by Abagond.

    The psychopathic racial personality is a psychological disorder common to most white people. Not just White Americans but Europeans and Arabs too. We can tell because they act in a psychopathic way towards blacks:

    – self-centered
    – disregard for the rights of others.
    – violent
    – unfeeling
    – almost complete absence of ethical and moral development.
    – make commitments they do not intend to keep.
    – get angry when their integrity is called into question.
    – unable to accept blame or learn from experience.
    – lack of discipline or respect for authority.
    – take advantage of blacks without any guilt, anxiety or threat to their self-esteem.
    – unable to love deeply leading to sexual inadequacy – leading to rape, castration.
    and hypersexualization of blacks.
    – White behaviour towards blacks goes far beyond anything that can be accounted.
    for in any other way.

    Wright:

    The sustained sexual atrocities committed against the Black race by the White race has no parallel in history and there is no scientific explanation except under the rubric of psychopathology.

    The trouble with psychopaths is that most of them seem like nice people, at least at first. Unlike psychotics and neurotics, most can function in society, therefore few get sent to prisons or mental hospitals. And yet because they lack much of a conscience, they are capable of great evil and violence.

    They are beyond the help of religion and science, which they just twist or overlook.

    This disorder is what drives racism: “the oppression and exploitation of people because of their race.”.

    It even leads to black-on-black violence:

    Historically, the European system has encouraged the killing of Blacks. Because Blacks have been led to believe that they are part of the psychopath’s system, they simply follow the practice.

    Psychiatrists, both black and white, are taught to apply the medical model to their black patients. As Dr Samuel Cartwright did when he said runaway slaves suffered from a disease called drapetomania. He was not some nut – he was one of America’s leading experts on black disease in the 1800s. But because he assumed white society was healthy he saw blacks as screwed up.

    What this means:

    1. Whites have no moral feelings that you can appeal to. They know the difference between right and wrong but just do not care.

    2. There is no known cure for psychopaths. The only successful treatments are imprisonment, radical psycho-surgery or death.

    Therefore the only thing that will work for blacks is violence and revolution.

    ——-
    Let's hope not. Let us hope it doesn't come to this.

    I've chosen to ignore the generalization, because if the shoe doesn't fit, please don't put it on. –AnnEds
    https://abagond.wordpress.com/2014/12/29/psychopathic-racial-personality-2/#comments

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