Category Archives: Jim Crow laws

3 Chics Politico’s Black History Summer Movies Series

Hat tip Yahtc, THANK YOU. ***************************************************************************************** This week’s featured movie is… “Separate But Equal” (Parts 1 and 2)

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3 Chics Politico’s Black History Summer Movies Series

3 Chics is posting a weekly Summer Black History movies thread. This week’s movie is about Ms. Harriet Tubman. “A Woman Called Moses” (Parts 1 and 2)

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White Texas Commissioners Accidentally Vote to Back Slavery Reparations

3 Chics had to front page this story. Talk about CLUELESS. These folks should have been required to pass a LITERACY TEST. Dallas County, population 2.5 million, now officially stands for “monetary and substantial reparations” for black Americans’ suffering, after … Continue reading

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Video & Transcript | The Case for REPARATIONS by Ta Nehisi Coates

Ta Nehisi Coates’ article, The Case for Reparations in the Atlantic. Bill Moyers & Ta Nehisi Coates SG2: “This ISH is EMBARRASSING! white income in 2011 was 72% higher than blacks. Where’s the outrage? When women were making 77 cents … Continue reading

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Why Brown v. Board of Education Is STILL the Most Important Court Decision of the 20th Century

This week has been the Anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision. The First Lady went to Topeka, Kansas to deliver a speech about the Anniversary. On the eve of the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown v … Continue reading

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Videos | TRMS Presents History of Southern Racist, Jim Crow & Links to Republican Syncophants

Rachel Maddow covers the links of EXTREMIST, MILITIAS, WHITE SUPREMACY groups with Republican Party. Thanks Rachel! So Rand Paul, Sean Hannity, Rick Perry and Company, ya’ll don’t get to run away from this shit-pile. You’re part of it.

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Civil Rights Summit to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act.

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Black History | Dorothy Counts

Dorothy Counts (born 1942) was one of the first black students admitted to the Harry Harding High School, in Charlotte, North Carolina. After four days of harassment that threatened her safety, her parents forced her to withdraw from the school. … Continue reading

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U.S. Government Approval | 10 Outrageous Reasons Black People Were Lynched in America

Hat tip Atlanta BlackStar For years the U.S. government allowed racist white lynch mobs to murder Black men, women and children for practically nothing. The lynchings were so absurd one could argue that Black people’s lives were little to no … Continue reading

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Black History | Myrlie Evers-Williams

Myrlie Evers-Williams (born March 17, 1933) is a civil rights activist and journalist who worked for over three decades to seek justice for the murder of her civil rights activist husband Medgar Evers in 1963. She was also chairwoman of … Continue reading

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