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Bigotry needs to die off

...Levenson. I'm sure they're the only two. Many of the team owners are 60 years old or older, and come from a time when Jim Crow was alive and well, overt and obvious, tolerated and perpetuated. It is dying today and covert, but it's not dead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-12/bigotry-needs-die
Treat yourself to books

...remarkable. He has evolved to defining himself and not let others do it for him.New York Times best-seller The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, by Michelle Alexander, is super because she reveals the conspiracy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-07/treat-yourself-books
Book briefs

...Hoffius and Susan Millar Williams will discuss their book, Upheaval in Charleston: Earthquake and Murder on the Eve of Jim Crow at the Sept. 23 meeting of the Augusta-Richmond County Historical Society at 7 p.m. in Church of the Good Shepherd...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-09-04/book-briefs
Augusta Amusements brings in Blind Boys of Alabama, Jim Brickman

...audience on a gut level." FRIDAY, MARCH 13BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMAThis group formed in the heart of the Deep South in the Jim Crow era has endured through a fresh array of artists over the years into the 21st century as one of the most essential gospel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-30/augusta-amusements-br
Rants & Raves

...work? PEOPLE WHO ARE opposed to President Obama are just racists? From the Democratic Party that promoted slavery, Jim Crow, abortion and the ghetto? Also, poverty among blacks has increased under Obama. Talk about a paradox. This is laughable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-21/rants-raves
Democrats deceive blacks

...members only because the minority chooses to believe the negative remarks and false accusations leveled by Democrats.The Jim Crow laws began in 1880 under President Andrew Johnson by the southern Democrats. The Ku Klux Klan was organized in 1866 by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-19/democrats-deceive-blacks
Friendship was forged in heat of 1964 civil rights struggle

...HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. - Roy DeBerry learned at an early age what could happen to a black boy who violated Mississippi's Jim Crow-era social code.His teacher at the one-room church school outside town had arranged for porters to toss copies of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-06-21/friendship-was-forged-heat-1964-civ
"Civil Rights Movement in Augusta" exhibit now open to public

...executive director. "The people ? African-Americans and some whites ? made tremendous contributions to get rid of Jim Crow (laws) here in Augusta."The exhibit displays photographs and keepsakes of important figures in Au gus ta's civil...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-01/civil-rights-movement-august
Judge who wrote separate is not equal honored in Charleston

...primary to blacks, to equal pay for teachers and school desegregation made the white judge a pariah in his hometown in the Jim Crow South. He received death threats, a cross was burned in his yard, stones thrown through the windows of his house...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-11/judge-who-wrote-separate-not-
The freedom to think differently

...car radio.His hardscrabble grandfather put a finger in Bryant's face, saying he hadn't endured the indignities of Jim Crow "so that you could be black. I did it so you could be free."Sonny, I went through everything that I went through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-02-21/freedom-think-differe