The Common Good

Results for New Jim Crow

The Zimmerman Verdict and the Resurrection of the Old Jim Crow
Originally Posted: 08/30/2013 - 1:36pm | Type: Blog

Three weeks ago, the U.S. Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act of its enforcement power. Last week the House GOP voted to eliminate 100 percent of funding for food stamps from the Farm Bill. As a result, ...

Why We Can't Wait
Originally Posted: 03/12/2013 - 8:39am | Type: Blog

It’s been 50 years since several significant events of the civil rights movement of the 1960s occurred, yet our society is still plagued with systemic racism. It’s been almost 150 years since we abolished slav ...