“Democrats Propose Constitutional Amendment to Recognize Voting As A Fundamental Right”


POLITICUS USA

U.S. Representatives Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Keith Ellison (D-MN)
U.S. Representatives Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Keith Ellison (D-MN)

“How Chris Christie And Other Republicans Would Control The Voting Mechanisms”


POLITICUS USA

CHRIS CHRISTIE IS UNDER FEDERAL AND STATE INVESTIGATION FOR CORRUPTION
CHRIS CHRISTIE IS UNDER FEDERAL AND STATE INVESTIGATION FOR CORRUPTION

“Republicans Continue To Revive the Jim Crow Rhetoric and Tactics They Say Don’t Exist Anymore”


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“Voter registration is the antidote to voter suppression”


MSNBC

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Odetta – “Jim Crow Blues”


“Uncomfortable truth in the Oscars’ ‘12 Years a Slave’ joke”


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FIRST AFRICAN IN AMERICA WAS NOT A SLAVE


PBS – “MANY RIVERS TO CROSS”

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“Andrew Young:Civil Rights Marches”


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REINCE PRIEBUS’ WHITE REPUBLICANS IN NC SHOW THEIR DARK HEART


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“Examples of Jim Crow Laws”


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Examples of Jim Crow Laws

“It shall be unlawful for a negro and white person to play together or in company with each other at any game of pool or billiards.” This selection is an example of a Jim Crow law that was effective in the state of Alabama from the late 19th century to the early 20th century.

Jim Crow laws functioned to keep black and white people separated, particularly in social settings and social institutions such as marriage. The states and cities were allowed to punish people who went against these laws.

More Jim Crow Laws

Nina Simone – “Backlash Blues” at Montreux 1976

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