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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-
Letter: Book exposes exploitation

...has drawn me to read the beautifully written book The New Jim Crow, by Michelle Alexander.This awesome book relates to...Attorney General Eric Holder have spoken out against this new Jim Crow agenda. Apparently they have read the book because they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-18/letter-book-exposes-expl
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
Editorial: First, ID the real problem

...minorities and "suppress" the poor, as if the notion of asking someone to prove who they say they are is equivalent to Jim Crow-era literacy tests and poll taxes.Anyone with the slightest interest in eliminating voter fraud ? and protecting the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-01-27/editorial-first-id-re
Photographs illustrate history of Holocaust

...the first black-owned daily newspaper in the United States. Some of the exhibit's panels draw parallels between the Jim Crow Laws, which forced segregation between whites and blacks between 1876 and 1965, and the Nuremburg Laws, which persecuted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-01-22/photographs-illustrat
Lawyers for teen executed in 1944 have new info

...Legal experts have said the appeal is a long shot.Stinney was executed 84 days after the two white girls were killed in Jim Crow-era South Carolina, where blacks were routinely found guilty even in cases with scant evidence. The judge will have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-13/lawyers-teen-executed-1944-ha
Hometown stays loyal to 'Duck Dynasty' family as feud rages

...reporter that gays are sinners and blacks were happy under Jim Crow laws ? were in a front pew this past Sunday. And standing...challenges and triumphs of black people during and after Jim Crow."Rev. Welton Gaddy, who preaches at Northminster...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2013-12-24/hometown-stays-loyal-duck-dy
Boston Red Sox's World Series title is among top stories of 2013

...himself suspended from his TV job for his inane ramblings on homosexuality and how happy African-Americans were under Jim Crow. Too bad he didn't live in the homeland of our winner ... Vladimir Putin. The Russian strongman pushed through a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-12-20/boston-red-soxs-world-series-titl
Charleston reveals plans for black history museum

...African-Americans from the time they were brought to this country as slaves; through the Civil War, Reconstruction and Jim Crow; and through the civil rights movement until the present day.The museum was first proposed as a larger but less expensive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-23/charleston-reveals-plans-blac
Season of discontent to end for Grambling on Saturday

...Robinson won 408 games at the rural outpost in northern Louisiana, building a nationally known powerhouse during the days of Jim Crow."For all the people like me who love the school, to see it in this situation is frustrating," said James "Shack...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-11-28/season-discontent-end-gra