Category : Culture

by Staff - 1 day ago

Coverage of The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead

culturalfront.org - In an early review of the book for Booklist, Donna Seaman predicted that "After the resounding triumph of Whitehead’s previous novel, readers will avidly await this intense drama, a scorching work th…Tweeted by @blackstudies https...

by Staff - 1 day ago

Excerpt from the Introduction - The New Jim Crow

newjimcrow.com - Jarvious Cotton cannot vote. Like his father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and great-great-grandfather, he has been denied the right to participate in our electoral democracy. Cotton’s family tree…Tweeted by @limbaugh2020 https://...

by Staff - 1 day ago

Congress Apologizes for Slavery, Jim Crow

npr.org - Thank you, Mr. Speaker, and Mr. Chairman. It is with pride that I introduce this resolution with 120 co-sponsors from both sides of the aisle. It is with pride that I serve as a member of this instit…Tweeted by @Elforolibreorg https://twitt...

by Staff - 1 day ago

Former Yankees Pitcher Jim Bouton Plays Not My Job

npr.org - And now, the game where we invite on big names and ask them tiny questions. Our guest, Jim Bouton is a former All-Star pitcher for the New York Yankees and yet somehow they let him into Boston. His c…Tweeted by @M_3927 https://twitter.com/M...

by Staff - 1 day ago

Trump Unleashes Racist Smear Against House Dems' 'Squad'

beltwaybreakfast.com - WASHINGTON, July 14, 2019 — President Trump on Sunday cribbed a line from a Jim Crow past most Americans hoped was well behind them, by suggesting that the four progressive House Democrats collective…Tweeted by @AndrewFeinberg...

by Staff - 2 days ago

It's a creek with a racist name, now people want it changed

bendigoadvertiser.com.au - news, local-news, hepburn shire, jim crow creek, franklinford, daylesford Members of the Hepburn Shire community have campaigned to have the name of Jim Crow Creek at Franklinford changed for a decad…Tweeted by @BgoAddy htt...

by Staff - 2 days ago

‘Segregation Had to Be Invented’

theatlantic.com - To ensure that they’d win in the elections of 1898, Democrats also resorted to physical intimidation. Their paramilitary arm, the Red Shirts, marched on black communities across North Carolina, disru…Tweeted by @Hollaka_Hollala http...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Jim Crow and the Racist Roots of Gun Control

americas1stfreedom.org - Jim Crow is alive and well. School children today are taught that “Jim Crow” was the name for a legal system of racial oppression, which began after Reconstruction, particularly in the South, and rea…Tweeted by @chronovarienc...