jim crow laws

Courts ended legal segregation long ago, but Jim Crow language remains preserved in Alabama's lengthy constitution.
Isabel Wilkerson's ambitious new book seeks to reframe American racism — and place it among a pantheon of other brutal caste systems.
The former president said Democrats should ditch the “Jim Crow relic” to make Election Day a national holiday, end gerrymandering and revitalize the Voting Rights Act.
Ta-Nehisi Coates testified before Congress in support of reparations for slavery.
Republican efforts to overthrow election results in lame duck sessions are yet another way the party is trying to undermine democracy.
It was true when Emmett Till was lynched, and it's true today.
We want problematic women to be the victims, even as they actively pursue policies and positions that destroy others.
The National Memorial for Peace and Justice draws a line from the slavery and lynching of the past to the criminal justice system of today.
A new memorial in Alabama will recognize the people of color lost to lynching in America.