Tag Archives: The New Jim Crow

Open Thread | So…They Had a Hearing About the New Jim Crow..

And the GQP decided to try and question Stacey Abrams about it. As well as others. It did not go well.   Republican Senator John Cornyn: So you believe that the GA legislature made deliberate attempts to suppress the minority … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Attorney General White Citizens Council’s Impending Attack on the Black Community

From The Washington Post: How Jeff Sessions wants to bring back the war on drugs By Sari Horwitz April 8 at 8:32 PM When the Obama administration launched a sweeping policy to reduce harsh prison sentences for nonviolent drug offenders, … Continue reading

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