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Obama calls filibuster Jim Crow relic that should be eliminated if necessary to enact voting rights legislation

... to enact voting rights legislation and expand voter access in America. ... And if all this takes eliminating the filibuster, another Jim Crow relic, ...

2020-09-14 www.cnn.com


Obama at John Lewiss funeral: The filibuster is a Jim Crow relic

The filibuster itself predates Jim Crow and was created entirely by accident. In 1805, shortly after he killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel, Vice ...

2020-09-14 www.vox.com


At Lewis Funeral, Obama Calls Filibuster a Jim Crow Relic

... voter registration, and he embraced eliminating the filibuster if necessary to enact those changes, calling the legislative tool a Jim Crow relic.

2020-09-14 www.nytimes.com


The history of the filibuster as Jim Crow relic

It took until 1917 for the Senate to enact a cloture rule that disempowered a single senator, or small group of senators, from stopping debate on ...

2020-09-14 www.politifact.com


Opinion: Take Morgan off the English building – The Crimson ...

Morgan was a former Ku Klux Klan leader, an architect of Jim Crow ... His words enacted the destruction, death, segregation, discrimination, ...

2020-09-14 cw.ua.edu


Black Lives and Endemic Violence Rooted in Economic ...

(Little known fact is Jim Crow actually began in the North.) ... After the Civil War ended in 1865, some states passed black codes that severely ...

2020-09-14 www.sonomacountygazette.com


Democrats are the problem | News, Sports, Jobs

The 13th Amendment banning slavery was passed in 1865 by ... This permitted segregation policies to be enacted (Jim Crow Laws) which ...

2020-09-14 www.mininggazette.com


‘Pitchfork Ben and the Jim Crow South got away with the disenfranchisement of voters. Will Trump?

The weapon in Jim Crow South Carolina was the constitutional ... Old South pulled off disenfranchisement for decades before enactment of the ...

2020-09-14 www.washingtonpost.com


How to Abolish the Police, According to Josie Duffy Rice

Earl was born in the Jim Crow South and adopted at age seven. ... Removing someone from society to stop them from enacting violence does ...

2020-09-14 www.vanityfair.com


Letter: Democrats should rethink their message

I find it ironic that Barack Obama brought up Jim Crow laws at a funeral by trying to denigrate the actions of the current administration.

2020-09-14 www.grandforksherald.com

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