Jim Crow

In 1936, an African-American mailman created a travel guide specifically designed to help African Americans on the road know where they could go and safe as well as be treated with dignity.

Rep. Jeffries dissected the history of Africans in America and the Black experience in the United States.

The 1936 Olympics were well-documented and known for the success of track and field gold medalist Jesse Owens. A new documentary titled Olympic Pride, American Prejudice shares the experiences of the other 17 African-American athletes “who defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to win hearts and medals at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin.”   The film’s […]

A classroom experiment about discrimination at an Indiana high school turned into a nightmare after the teacher instructed students to post "Whites only" and "Blacks only" signs near bathrooms and drinking fountains.

NY Congressman Hakeem Jeffries recently sat down with Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, to discuss his proposed bill to give released prisoners who have…

JeffCo Commission considering removal of courthouse mural that depicts slaves picking cotton. @WVTM13 pic.twitter.com/NqDgQbSXdE — Meg Pace (@MegPace) September 22, 2015 The NAACP chapter in…

Aviva Kempner, director of the new documentary "Rosenwald," discuss the movie and Julian Bond's involvement in the film.

A special election investigation by Al Jazeera America and journalist Greg Palast uncovered a series of Republican lead anti-voter fraud actions that may be targeting…

Few crimes raise the ire in African-Americans more than the outlawed practice of lynching. Used primarily as a tool of justice and to incite fear…

Mississippi is a state long recognized for it’s systemic and systematic racism and bigotry, particularly towards Black Americans. The findings by the Mississippi Department of…