Tag Archives: Jim Crow

Quick Hit: Congratulations North Carolina you have worst voter suppression bill in America

TweetYesterday, the Governor of North Carolina Pat McCroy, finally signed the nation’s worst voter suppression law.  North Carolina which has been in the news lately for negative things like, #motocyclevagina bills, which included abortion restrictions in a bill about motorcycles.  Now they are on record, as the state with the worst voter suppression. Via Think [...]
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Alabama may finally acknowledge Jim Crow era rape of Recy Taylor

Originally posted in Community Blog

TweetAlmost 67 years ago during the Jim Crow era,  Recy Taylor was raped and held at gunpoint by seven white men in Abbeville, Alabama on September 3 in 1944.  Unfortunately, her rape was one of many cases where a black woman never got justice.  Because the multiple men who raped her were white men from [...]
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