Tag Archives: jim crow

  • ‘Whites Only’ Drinking Fountain in Tennessee? – Discrimination Complaint Says Yep! (Watch)

    Jun 5, 14 by Brainuser1 Leave a comment

    *According to two black employees, Jim Crow is alive and well – at least in their place of employment. They have now joined forces to file a discrimination complaint against a Tennessee cotton warehouse. Antonio Harris and Marrio Mangrum say that their former supervisor at Atkinson Cotton Warehouse in Memphis told them the drinking fountain […]

  • Segregation: The Happy Times?

    Oct 21, 11 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *The nation is not that far past the horrors of the pre-civil rights movement era. There has been lynchings and ridiculous racist behavior in the midst of a time that is supposed to be so progressive that the U.S. elected its first black president. But even he has not been safe from the racial discord still found in […]

  • Joseph C. Phillips: Sell-Outs at the NAACP

    Nov 5, 10 by EurPublisher 3 Comments

    *For decades the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People fought the good fight against racial discrimination. The organization was instrumental in defeating Jim Crow and discrimination in the work-place; it led the charge in establishing voting rights for all and equal access to quality education. Even now the NAACP does some good work […]

  • EUR Film Review: Kings of the Evening

    Jun 15, 10 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Just paroled after doing a couple years on a chain gang, Homer Hobbs (Tyson Beckford) is eager for a fresh start. This is easier said than done, since he has several strikes against him, being an unskilled black man with a record. This dilemma is compounded by the fact that it’s the State of Georgia […]