Jim Crow

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 […]

If this sign spotted at Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena is any indication, things are going to get ugly at the RNC.

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.

Former Ward 2 Councilman and Chokwe Lumumba, 65, is the new mayor of  Jackson, Miss., winning the general election with 87 percent of the vote,…

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…

UPDATE: COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two great-uncles of syndicated radio host Tom Joyner, sent to the electric chair for the 1913 murder of a Confederate Army veteran, were unanimously pardoned Wednesday by South Carolina. Officials believe the men are the first in the state to be posthumously pardoned in a capital murder case. Black landowners […]