Category : Culture

- 8 months ago

Segregation: "Separate But Equal" Doctrine

hlaoo1980.blogspot.com - (Staff article from The African American Policy Forum.) Racial segregation during the Jim Crow era was a system that relegated African Americans to the position of second class citizens, lasting betw…

- 8 months ago

Jim Crow and African-American Cemeteries and Burial Practices

omeka.wustl.edu - In 1877, President Rutherford B. Hayes removed federal troops commissioned in the South to aide the newly freed Americans in their transition toward self-determination. This political move signaled t…Tweeted by @ofdot https://twitte...

- 8 months ago

Bryan Stevenson on the Frustration Behind the George Floyd Protests

newyorker.com - The past weekend saw the start of an uprising in dozens of American cities, with tens of thousands of people taking to the streets for peaceful protests and violent encounters with the police. The pr…Tweeted by @TomthunkitsMind https:...

- 8 months ago

Why Some Like the New Jim Crow So Much

libcom.org - A critique of Michelle Alexander's widely praised book on the prison-industrial system in the United States. “This book is not for everyone.” – Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow (2010) Riveted on …Tweeted by @LiterallyLuca https://twi...