Saturday, August 17, 2019

Tag: Jim Crow Laws

How the American Jim Crow System Inspired...

Although it is common knowledge that modern-day Nazis in America draw their inspiration from Nazi Germany, far less widely known is that the Jim...

DeVos Lauds HBCUs As ‘Pioneers of School...

Contested Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has stuck her foot in her mouth once again. Social media erupted in a tizzy after DeVos issued a statement...

Why the Nazi Regime Saw U.S. Jim...

There's a reason why the discriminatory Nuremberg Laws imposed upon German Jews by the Nazi Regime bear a striking resemblance to the segregation laws...

120 Years After the Plessy Decision, Has...

May 18 marks the 120th anniversary of the seminal Supreme Court decision Plessy v. Ferguson, which cemented Jim Crow segregation as the law of...

Hillary Clinton Accused of Historical Revisionism at...

At the Iowa Democratic town hall sponsored by CNN on Monday night, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton came under fire for a comment she made...

Instruments of Torture: Since Slavery, White Supremacy...

A recent report by The Guardian found that Black men are the most common targets of police use of deadly force, and are nine...

Perfectly Legal: From Slave Codes to Tamir...

What is to be done when the law is the crime being committed?  Let it marinate for a minute. If there is a positive outcome...

‘Make The Victim Look Like He’s the...

Why is America still discussing the “Ferguson Effect?” The term refers to the misguided and fallacious notion that, in light of the killing of...

Another Great Migration? Black Man Seeks Asylum...

Is it time for Black people to consider leaving America?  In light of the increased violence facing Black bodies, and the threat of death...

Traveling While Black: Is it Time to...

It is a window into the Jim Crow past.  During the days of segregation, when Black travelers were not welcome in whites-only establishments, there...

Before Rosa Parks: 6 Facts About Civil...

Mary Louise Smith (born in 1937) On Oct. 21 1955, Smith boarded a Montgomery bus on her way home. The bus driver asked Smith to give...

Vanita Gupta of the DOJ: America’s Grim...

“Eric Garner. Michael Brown. Tamir Rice. John Crawford. Walter Scott. Freddie Gray.” When Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta spoke to the crowd at...

8 Eye Opening Studies That Quantify White...

Police Perspective Just 37 percent of whites believe that the police treat Black people less fairly; 70 percent of Blacks feel the same way, according...

5 Ways Government Policies Have Made Black...

   Racial Classification System Based on Skin Color Determined Who Could Escape From Poverty Between the Civil War and the Great Depression broad policies were put...

Clarence Thomas Compares Affirmative Action to Jim...

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas got into Yale Law School thanks in part to affirmative action, according to his autobiography. But that doesn't make him...