Jim Crow Laws Quotes

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

The history of African-American repression in this coun

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
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
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.
Michelle Alexander
Jim Crow was king… and I heard a game in which Jackie Robinson was playing, and I felt pride in being alive
Lou Brock
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