jim crow laws
Ta-Nehisi Coates testifies before Congress in support of reparations for slavery. The day before, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell rejected the idea, saying, “I don’t think reparations for something that happened 150 years ago, for whom none of us currently living are responsible is a good idea.”
GOP lawmakers ultimately decided not to advertise the segregationist nature of the voting measure.
“This is Jim Crow in the 21st Century,” Joe Biden said about the law that Georgia's governor signed on Thursday.
A Supreme Court decision on a Jim Crow law could entitle hundreds of prisoners in Louisiana to seek relief.
The law is expected to severely restrict voting access in the state and will disproportionately affect Black voters.
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.
Blackface is a political tool for white supremacy.