Jim Crow

In 1936, an African-American mailman created a travel guide specifically designed to help African Americans on the road know where they could go and safe as well as be treated with dignity.

The 1936 Olympics were well-documented and known for the success of track and field gold medalist Jesse Owens. A new documentary titled Olympic Pride, American Prejudice shares the experiences of the other 17 African-American athletes “who defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to win hearts and medals at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin.”   The film’s […]

NY Congressman Hakeem Jeffries recently sat down with Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, to discuss his proposed bill to give released prisoners who have…

Aviva Kempner, director of the new documentary "Rosenwald," discuss the movie and Julian Bond's involvement in the film.

A special election investigation by Al Jazeera America and journalist Greg Palast uncovered a series of Republican lead anti-voter fraud actions that may be targeting…

From Jim Crow To Dress Code How Bars & Clubs Use Dress Codes To Keep Out Young Black Men from: rnbphilly.com Between 1876 and 1965 the United States of America lived by some repugnant and nasty laws called Jim Crow Laws. These laws mandated racial segregation in all public facilities in Southern States of the former Confederacy. […]

As we recall the civil rights gains that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. worked so hard for, noted legal scholar Michelle Alexander claims there’s still a long way to go before blacks achieve true social equality. SEE ALSO: Will Obama Outsmart Everyone? In her book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, […]

A new report by the Center of Social Inclusion shows that Jim Crow still exists today in the job market. The report titled, From Jim Crow Jobs to Employment Equity, reveals many startling statistics. In the market, six of the seven occupations with the highest salaries are overrepresented by whites, while conversely, three of the […]