Tag Archives: Jim Crow laws

The Racket of Racism

Hat tip: Romany Malco

Posted in Black Codes, Black History, Black Lives Matter, Civil Rights, Current Events, History, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, News, Open Thread, Pig Laws, Racial Oppression, Racial Profiling, Racism, segregation, Slavery, Violence, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Monday Open Thread | Blacks Have Consistently Lived Under Systemic Oppression

During Thursday’s Congressional Black Caucus panel discussion addressing reshaping the criminal justice system and the role activists play in the movement to address issues affecting African-Americans, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) spoke about the oppression Blacks have faced throughout the history … Continue reading

Posted in African Americans, Black Codes, Black Lives Matter, Civil Rights, Current Events, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Police violence, Politics, Racial Oppression, Racism, Uncategorized, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 63 Comments

The Brutal Treatment and Heartless Murder of #NatashaMcKenna

Posted in Ametia's Rant, Civil Rights, Corruption, Criminal Justice, Current Events, Department of Justice, discrimination, Domestic Terrorism, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Justice, JusticeforNatashaMcKenna, JusticeForSandraBland, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Racism, Rikyrah's Rant, SG2's Rant | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 75 Comments

#FreddieGray Rally

WATCH LIVE: Baltimore protest and rally over death of Freddie Gray http://t.co/Xp7WnMy0AL pic.twitter.com/LwzdRp2D8n — NBC News (@NBCNews) April 25, 2015

Posted in Current Events, Department of Justice, Domestic Terrorism, Gun Violence, Hate Crime, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Justice for Freddie Gray, Lynching, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Racial Profiling, Racism, Terrorism, US Department of Justice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 123 Comments

Black History | Will U.S. Address Legacy of Racial Terrorism?

Hat tip: LIZA A new report has uncovered shocking details about the history of lynchings in the United States and their legacy today. After five years of exhaustive research and interviews with local historians and descendants of lynching victims, the … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Black Codes, Black History, Civil Rights, Democracy, discrimination, Domestic Terrorism, Hate Crime, History, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, News, Open Thread, President Obama, Racism, Terrorism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Black History | Black Codes and Pig Laws

Black Codes: A body of laws, statutes, and rules enacted by southern states immediately after the Civil War to regain control over the freed slaves, maintain white supremacy, and ensure the continued supply of cheap labor. Immediately after the Civil … Continue reading

Posted in Black Codes, Black History, Civil Rights, discrimination, Freedom, History, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Open Thread, Pig Laws, Racism, Slavery | Tagged , , , , | 20 Comments

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

Posted in Black History, Civil Rights, discrimination, History, Jim Crow laws, Open Thread, Racism, Slavery | Tagged , , , , | 28 Comments