Jim Crow Laws Quotes

Jim Crow Laws Quotes by Lou Brock, Anna Deavere Smith, Rand Paul, Michelle Alexander, Ron Paul, Corrine Brown and many others.

Jim Crow was king... and I heard a game in which Jackie

Jim Crow was king… and I heard a game in which Jackie Robinson was playing, and I felt pride in being alive
Lou Brock
You know if we were to look back and how we were in 1955 living in Jim Crow, living in segregation, living in segregated schools, it’s hard to believe that it was America, but it really was.
Anna Deavere Smith
Let me be clear: I support the Civil Rights Act because I overwhelmingly agree with the intent of the legislation, which was to stop discrimination in the public sphere and halt the abhorrent practice of segregation and Jim Crow laws.
Rand Paul
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.
Michelle Alexander
The history of African-American repression in this country rose from government-sanctioned racism. Jim Crow laws were a product of bigoted state and local governments.
Rand Paul
I wouldn’t vote against getting rid of the Jim Crow laws.
Ron Paul
So here we are, just two months away from the election, with more and more examples that modern day Jim Crowe laws are alive and well in the state of Florida.
Corrine Brown
Like Jim Crow (and slavery), mass incarceration operates as a tightly networked system of laws, policies, customs, and institutions that operate collectively to ensure the subordinate status of a group defined largely by race.
Michelle Alexander