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Rants & Raves

...East, Eastern Europe, North Africa, and Western Europe by the Muslims between the 700s and the 1000s. Additionally, Jim Crow laws were created by Democrats, who may or may not have been Christians. WHILE TURNING into the main gate to Fort Gordon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-15/rants-raves
Rants & Raves

...started instituting literacy tests, grandfather clauses, et al., in order to disenfranchise the new voters. The era of Jim Crow had begun. Democrats are not your friends! RANT TO THE owner of the bird rescue/sanctuary in Harlem, Feathered Friends...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-16/rants-raves
Obtuse and offensive

...Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ," Mr. Obama said. "In our home country, slavery and Jim Crow all too often was justified in the name of Christ."Really? ISIS releases a video of a Jordanian pilot burned alive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-06/obtuse-and-offensive
Lead Belly still being celebrated for music

...odds."For Lead Belly, the son of a Louisiana sharecropper, music was a ticket out of the oppressive racism of the Jim Crow South ? including doing hard labor for nearly 10 years in prisons in Texas for murdering a cousin in a fight over a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-02-21/lead-belly-still-being-celebrated-m
Hollywood's epic 'Birth of a Nation' glorified injustice

...the Civil War ended. His father was a lieutenant colonel in the Confederate Army, and Griffith grew up in the early Jim Crow era. Although Kentucky was a border state that did not secede and was relatively unaffected by Reconstruction, Griffith...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-02-21/hollywoods-epic-birth-nation-glorif
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
Atlanta university students research 'cold case' killings from civil rights era

...Since 2011, students at the Atlanta university have pored through federal files, interviewed witnesses and dug into the Jim Crow policies they believe contributed to the deaths of Lemuel Penn, James Brazier and Clarence Pickett.The course instructors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-24/atlanta-university-stu
King's words resonate

...of men." Booker T. Washington, a black educator and orator, emphasized accommodation and assimilation even though Jim Crow was flying high. Later in the face of atrocious civil rights abuses, Dr. King pleaded: "Love is the only force capable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-20/kings-words-resonate