In 1965 when I was a volunteer for Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Southern Christian Leadership Conference, I worked in rural South Carolina. That summer nine civil rights workers, SCLC and […]
Having just seen “Selma” about the drive for the right to vote in Alabama, I find this article appalling. You can check to see if your name is on the […]
More from Gary Trudeau’s comic strip Doonesbury featuring Jim Crow.
Doonesbury Daily Strip from July 23 – 28, 2012. Subject: Jim Crow
I just finished reading SATCHEL: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF AN AMERICAN LEGEND by Larry Tye. Satchel Paige may have been the best pitcher in the history of baseball, but […]
After 30 years of barring black students from running for class president, a Mississippi public middle school, reversed a Jim Crow era policy today and announced students of all races […]