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Georgia debates Confederate carving set in stone and state law

...decades after first being proposed. "It started during Jim Crow and ended with the civil rights era."The park now operates...monument."I, fortunately, don't have the stories of Jim Crow or segregated schools ... I think we can find a way to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-25/georgia-debates-confederate-
Another chance to heal

...forgiveness, our president is doggedly continuing to accentuate our historic differences."The legacy of slavery, Jim Crow, discrimination in almost every institution of our lives ? you know, that casts a long shadow. And that's still...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-25/another-chance-heal
Amid Confederate flag debate, Clemson faculty again call for renaming Tillman hall

...in the late 1800s on a segregationist platform that advocated violence against blacks who weren't willing to accept Jim Crow laws. He also helped found Clemson University.Faculty members said a plaque in the building could honor Tillman's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-03/amid-confederate-flag-debate-
Forgiveness of Charleston church shooter prompts discussion

...Evers-Williams.Historically, Winbush said, African-Americans have been expected to forgive for slavery, discrimination, Jim Crow segregation, attacks by the Ku Klux Klan and police violence. By meeting that expectation, he said, "in one sense...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-04/forgiveness-charleston-church
Obama delivers eulogy for slain state Sen. Clementa Pinckney

...simply be an acknowledgment that the cause for which they fought ? the cause of slavery ? was wrong. The imposition of Jim Crow after the Civil War, the resistance to civil rights for all people, was wrong."It would be one step in an honest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-26/obama-delivers-eulogy-slain-
Spirit of Jim Crow still lives

...persons. Again, zero minority representation. The overt Jim Crow practices of the 1950s and early 1960s have been outlawed, but sadly the spirit of Jim Crow is still alive and well in the hearts of many people in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/14/let_338671.shtml
Letters
Time to bury Jim Crow

...in the 1965 bill to ensure the South would not resurrect Jim Crow laws, but leaders such as the late Sen. Strom Thurmond...that will improve the act's overall fairness factor. Jim Crow is long since dead, and there's no reason anymore to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/26/edi_86489.shtml
Editorials
Georgia's last vestiges of Jim Crow laws are erased

...erased the last vestiges of Georgia's segregation-era "Jim Crow" laws. The move was largely symbolic, since none of...began pushing for the bills last year after learning the Jim Crow language still existed. "It's a great day," said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/29/met_451663.shtml
Metro
Gay-marriage case clear

...government has bucked tradition by redefining civil rights several times, from women's suffrage to the prohibition of Jim Crow laws.Opponents claim that its legalization would "devalue" marriage, as if young straight couples will no longer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-30/gay-marriage-case-clear
Augusta-born governor recorded historic term in leading Peach State

...settled in the courts, not in the streets. Working quietly with Sen. Johnson, Sanders removed many vestiges of the Jim Crow system from state government and appointed several blacks to office. In race relations, Sen. Johnson viewed the Sanders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-05-24/augusta-born-gov