” President Obama’s dire reminder to black voters: American “history can go backwards” like from post-Civil War Reconstruction to Jim Crow”


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U.S. President Barack Obama participates in a march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, March 7, 2015. The event comes on the 50th anniversary of the "Bloody Sunday" march at the bridge, where police and state troopers beat and used tear gas against peaceful marchers who were advocating against racial discrimination at the voting booth. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ANNIVERSARY SOCIETY) - RTR4SGNP

U.S. President Barack Obama participates in a march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, March 7, 2015. The event comes on the 50th anniversary of the “Bloody Sunday” march at the bridge, where police and state troopers beat and used tear gas against peaceful marchers who were advocating against racial discrimination at the voting booth. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES – Tags: POLITICS ANNIVERSARY SOCIETY) – RTR4SGNP

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“The right’s shocking admission: Stunned by Trump’s dominance, some GOP pundits concede that Dems have been right about Republicans all along”


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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally Monday, March 7, 2016, in Madison, Miss. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally Monday, March 7, 2016, in Madison, Miss. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

“Just let the Republicans win: Maybe things need to get really bad before America wakes up”


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Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks during the Values Voter Summit, held by the Family Research Council Action, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks during the Values Voter Summit, held by the Family Research Council Action, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

” The 168 Year-Old, One-Eyed Racist That Explains The Rise Of Donald Trump”


THINK PROGRESS

Tillman

“Confederate fantasies & the Donald Trump surge: Inside the dangerous Southern mythology creeping into the GOP primary”


SALON

An honor guard from the South Carolina Highway patrol lowers the Confederate battle flag as it is removed from the Capitol grounds Friday, July 10, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. The Confederate flag was lowered from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse to the cheers of thousands on Friday, ending its 54-year presence there and marking a stunning political reversal in a state where many thought the rebel banner would fly indefinitely. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

An honor guard from the South Carolina Highway patrol lowers the Confederate battle flag as it is removed from the Capitol grounds Friday, July 10, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. The Confederate flag was lowered from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse to the cheers of thousands on Friday, ending its 54-year presence there and marking a stunning political reversal in a state where many thought the rebel banner would fly indefinitely. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

“Thurmond’s granddaughter on Confederate flag”


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“Ferguson city manager resigns after critical DOJ report”


CNN

John Shaw's resignation was announced the same day the City Council voted 7-0 on a mutual separation agreement.

John Shaw’s resignation was announced the same day the City Council voted 7-0 on a mutual separation agreement.

“Eric Holder On Racial Issues And Police Violence In America: ‘We, As A Nation, Have Failed’


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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder listens as Steve Dettlebach, U.S. attorney general for the Northern District of Ohio, speaks to reporters at a press conference on Dec. 4, 2014 in Cleveland. (Photo by Angelo Merendino/Getty Images) | Angelo Merendino via Getty Images

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder listens as Steve Dettlebach, U.S. attorney general for the Northern District of Ohio, speaks to reporters at a press conference on Dec. 4, 2014 in Cleveland. (Photo by Angelo Merendino/Getty Images) | Angelo Merendino via Getty Images