Category : Culture

- 11 months ago

The long tail of Jim Crow

salon.com - My four siblings and I will soon sell the final significant piece of my parents’ estate, the home they bought in Baltimore in 1960. At the time of the purchase, my father was still establishing his i…Tweeted by @docrocktex26 https://twitt...

- 11 months ago

Newest Michigan museum showcases racist artifacts

news.yahoo.com - BIG RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The objects displayed in Michigan's newest museum range from the ordinary, such as simple ashtrays and fishing lures, to the grotesque — a full-size replica of a lynching tre…Tweeted by @its_donley https://tw...

- 11 months ago

Why We Call Him Jim Crow Joe Biden

medium.com - Ol’ Jim Crow Joe Biden! Let’s talk about it….As we know that Jim Crow laws were a collection of state and local laws created in order to have a society built upon institutionalized racial segregation…Tweeted by @TurdFer04393984 https://t...

- 11 months ago

Six Unsung Heroines of the Civil Rights Movement

history.com - While their stories may not be widely known, countless dedicated, courageous women were key organizers and activists in the fight for Civil Rights. Without these women, the struggle for equality woul…Tweeted by @kissedbythesun https://t...

- 11 months ago

How 'Shoebox Lunches' Made Black Travel Possible During Jim Crow

atlasobscura.com - Youtube videos of celebrity sneaker-head closets often showcase massive square footage, multiple colorways on display, and not a box in sight. Your average hypebeast might wear new kicks a handful of…Tweeted by @atlasobscura https:...

- 11 months ago

Jim Crow North: Institutionalized Racism Outside the South

sum.cuny.edu - In 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr., gave the commencement address at The City College of New York. But among the 2,800 graduates, fewer than 2 percent were black. “The audience that day in Harlem, the …Tweeted by @sum_research https://tw...

- 11 months ago

Brands scramble to make statements as protests continue

retaildive.com - As protests against police killings of Black Americans spread worldwide, several brands pledged to join the fight for social justice. Demonstrations erupted last week in the U.S. following the death …Tweeted by @formation_ai https://...

- 11 months ago

Off The Cuth -

cuth.co.uk - Let’s start with some history. Reconstruction after the American Civil War began immediately with Abraham Lincoln’s federal government imposing the Thirteenth Amendment to completely abolish slavery …Tweeted by @davidcuth https://twitter...

- 11 months ago

Uncle Noah Croom

educationminute.wordpress.com - Uncle Noah Croom, 92, died peacefully in his Warrensville Heights, Ohio, home, with his family by his side on May 25. His funeral is being held today. He appeared to ride the waves of life with ease.…Tweeted by @lwilli...