Jim crow laws and dating
During enrollment in public elementary school there, our parents were required to certify that we kids had some percentage of racial blood (minimum white/maximum colored?I don't recall specifics.) We still have that letter in our family archives somewhere. When NASA learned of this "racial certification requirement" all Hell broke loose. Target has the deep pockets (20 mill) to have the third option. I was born in the early 1950s and never traveled to the south before the late 1960s when I was a teenager. I was appalled by the Jim Crow law signage portrayed in the film.We flew to Florida, so no travel through small towns. On thing occurred to me - I had never seen a "White Only" or "Colored Only" sign on a bathroom, drinking fountain, etc.Not sure why you were so appalled by seeing the sign in the film,would you prefer to erase a part of history so future generations cannot see and learn what it was really like and strive to not repeat it?
They’re scared to come into the county of North St. Louis, because of the police and how quick they are to arrest you over a minor, minor, minor traffic ticket. No, actually, it began—it got worse, because it seems like the crime has went up, and the police are really—the jails are just running in an out, like they’re way more packed than they were before Mike Brown was shot. One of her arrests was being in the car with a suspended license.“Today we see millions of poor people and folks of color who are trapped, yet again, in a criminal justice system which are treating them like commodities, like people who are easily disposable,” Alexander says. No, its about mustering the courage to have a major reassessment of where we are as America, reckon with our racial history as well as our present, and build a broad-based movement rooted in the awareness of the dignity and humanity of us all.” GONZÁLEZ: Well, part of the Justice Department’s investigation in Ferguson focused on traffic stops and found African Americans, who account for about two-thirds of the city’s population, made up 85 percent of traffic stops, 90 percent of citations, 93 percent of arrests and 88 percent of cases in which police used force.African-American drivers were twice as likely as whites to be searched, but were less likely to be found with drugs or guns than whites.I was born in the early 1950s and never traveled to the south before the late 1960s when I was a teenager.We flew to Florida, so no travel through small towns. My grandfather retired and moved to a small town in South Carolina.