Category : Culture

Lifestyle / Culture - 6 days ago

Strange Fruit

hevria.com - Today I’m teaching my 9th Grade U.S. History students the lyrics to “Strange Fruit,” a song about lynchings across the South made famous by Billie Holiday in 1939. We’re covering the 30s, right now, …Tweeted by @Hevria https://twitter.co...

Lifestyle / Culture - 6 days ago

Jim Crow, Meet Lieutenant Robinson

archives.gov - If the United States does not win this war, the lot of the Negro is going to be far, far worse than it is today. Yet there is . . . an alarmingly large percentage of Negroes in and out of the Army wh…Tweeted by @RichardLapchick https:/...

Lifestyle / Culture - 6 days ago

Democrats are the party of slavery, Jim Crow

courierpostonline.com - The Democratic Party has almost always been on the wrong side of history, as they are now with abortion, denying those little people who live in the first “habitat for humanity” their “life, liberty …Tweeted by @AwSumGenie htt...

Lifestyle / Culture - 6 days ago

The Tragic And Ignored History Of Black Veterans

taskandpurpose.com - On a December morning in 1918, Charles Lewis began his last day as a private in the United States Army. Just a month after the end of World War I, Lewis accepted his honorable discharge and left Camp…Tweeted by @JuzMental https:/...

Lifestyle / Culture - 6 days ago

Jim Crow Laws

history.com - BLACK CODES KU KLUX KLAN JIM CROW LAWS REACH THE CITIES JIM CROW LAWS EXPAND IDA B. WELLS CHARLOTTE HAWKINS BROWN ISAIAH MONTGOMERY JIM CROW LAWS IN THE 20TH CENTURY JIM CROW IN THE NORTH THE END OF …Tweeted by @duckaroo3 https://twitte...

Lifestyle / Culture - 6 days ago

The Story of 'Hidden Figures' – Garden & Gun

gardenandgun.com - It all started, as many things do in the South, with church. As an adult, Virginia author Margot Lee Shetterly learned that one of her favorite childhood Sunday school teachers at First Baptist Churc…Tweeted by @SouthernGemGal http...

Lifestyle / Culture - 1 week ago

It is not the same.

medium.com - The pain of realizing I chose wrong again. The public humiliation of an attempt to reduce me to not much more than a workhorse animal. His head was thrown back to take the shot but I could almost tas…Tweeted by @halimahy https://twitter....