Tag Archives: Jim Crow Laws

Today is Women’s Equality Day, August 26th

“…these new Jim Crow tactics that have blocked the vote of millions of voters, mostly people of color.”

Jim Walsh, MinnPost: Meet the Mall of America 11

Walsh: …at the moment the MOA 11 stand together as a brave if somewhat reluctant figurehead, a group of thought leaders who see themselves as torch bearers of their lunch-counter-sitting and back-of-the-bus–sitting forefathers and mothers before them, taking on America’s history of institutional racism itself.

The Nation: Why #BlackLivesMatter Actions Aren’t Stopping

 “There are so many people out protesting police violence who are then met with police violence,” Nelson said. “If they didn’t understand how a Mike Brown or an Eric Garner could happen, they understand after a night of protest how a police interaction can become very violent and even deadly.” Dani McClain  TheNation.com  December 16, […]

▶ Bill Moyers: Michelle Alexander | Locked Out of America

December 20, 2013  Moyers & Company Lawyer and activist Michelle Alexander tells Bill about an emerging movement that aims to end mass incarceration and its impact on America. After civil rights lawyer Michelle Alexander published her book The New Jim Crow in 2010 on our dehumanizing system of incarceration, she ignited a national conversation about justice in America and […]

The Aftermath of Occupy Will Surpass the Gains of 1960s Activism

The Aftermath of Occupy Will Surpass the Gains of 1960s Activism Tuesday, 03 July 2012 09:38    By Bill Zimmerman, Truthout | Op-Ed                          (Photo: Glenn Halog / Flickr) A tsunami of citizen activism, initiated by Occupy Wall Street, is poised to wash over American society. The coming […]

Nygaard Notes> Voter Suppression in 2012

Nygaard Notes Independent Periodic News and Analysis Number 503, March 13, 2012 On the Web at http://www.nygaardnotes.org/ ****** This Week: Voter Suppression in 2012 1. “Quote” of the Week 2. “An Assault on Voting Rights That Is Historic” 3. Voter ID: Intentions and Effects ****** Greetings, Did somebody say something about a “post-racial” society? I […]