Tag Archives: Jim Crow

Major Milestones in the African American Struggle for Freedom

Nine people were shot to death at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, on Wednesday night, theCharleston Police Department confirmed at news conference early Thursday.
Calling it “the worst night of my career,” Charleston Police Chief Greg Mullen said a gunman entered the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church during a prayer meeting and opened fire. Eight people were found dead at the scene. Two others were transported to a hospital, where one later died.
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The 1960’s – From Civil Rights to Black Power

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The Black Power Movement

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Supreme Court Could Bring Back Jim Crow Voting Laws

Military veterans are at least twice as likely as civilians to hold high paying jobs…
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