Monthly Archives: August 2017

The Jim Crow Timeline 1935 to 1945

South Carolina Restricts Bus Drivers
A South Carolina law requires school bus drivers to be of the same race as the children they transport.
Virginia Separates Riders
A Virginia law requires all passenger vehicles to separate white riders from black riders. In addition, separate waiting rooms for black patrons must be maintained at bus stations and train depots.
Apr 1936
Gaines Refused
The University Of Missouri School Of Law refuses to admit Lloyd Lionel Gaines, a black college graduate, on account of his race. The state offers Gaines a scholarship to attend a school outside Missouri, but he refuses the funding and files a lawsuit. Although he loses his case, the NAACP will appeal to the Supreme Court two years later.
Jun 22, 1937
Joe Louis Wins
Boxer Joe Louis defeats the reigning heavyweight champion Jimmy Braddock to become the first black athlete to hold the world title since Jack Johnson. Continue reading The Jim Crow Timeline 1935 to 1945

The Jim Crow Timeline 1945 to 1956

Alabama Literacy Law
The Alabama Constitution is amended to state new voting qualifications; electors must demonstrate literacy, must identify and explain any article of the U.S. Constitution, and must prove that they have been employed during the year prior to registration.
Jun 9, 1946
Jack Johnson Dies
Former world heavyweight champion Jack Johnson dies in a car accident near Raleigh, North Carolina.
Arkansas Separates Places
The Arkansas state legislature passes several statutes that mandate segregation at all polling places, in prisons, and on buses and trains.
North Carolina Restricts Cemeteries
A North Carolina law requires state cemeteries to segregate burial plots by race. Continue reading The Jim Crow Timeline 1945 to 1956

The Jim Crow Timeline 1956 – 1967

This is a chronicle of the timeline of denial of access and inhumane treatment that African-American/Blacks had to endure in these United States of America. In spite of all these barriers and dehumanizing acts of terror and injustice committed against African-American/Blacks, we are still STANDING. When God is on your side, survival is a foregone conclusion.

North Carolina Separates Bathrooms
A North Carolina law requires all factories and plants to maintain separate bathrooms for black employees.
Virginia Closes Schools
The Virginia legislature votes to close any school that enrolls both black and white students. Continue reading The Jim Crow Timeline 1956 – 1967

Orchestrated Chaos

It is well known that major powers that are responsible for orchestrating global chaos. By their very deeds, they have proven to be incapable of feeling compassion for poor people suffering. They have created a system of Geopolitical upheaval, mayhem, and pandemonium that benefits a few while murdering and ripping millions of innocent men, women, and children from their families, cultures, lands.

Many leaders in developing countries have been convinced by arms merchants and war mongers that they must fear their neighbors and sometimes even their brothers. Consequently, those leaders end up spending millions of dollars on artilleries, guns, bombs, tanks, warships, fighter jets, and other killing machines while their citizens go un-educated, un-housed and un-fed. Continue reading Orchestrated Chaos