Tag Archives: Jim Crow

Quote of the Day: Bartlett 1, Libertarianism 0.

by matttbastard As we know from history, the free market did not lead to a breakdown of segregation. Indeed, it got much worse, not just because it was enforced by law but because it was mandated by self-reinforcing societal pressure. … Continue reading

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U.S. House of Representatives Apologizes for Slavery

by matttbastard Well it’s about damn time: The House on Tuesday issued an unprecedented apology to black Americans for the wrongs committed against them and their ancestors who suffered under slavery and Jim Crow segregation laws. “Today represents a milestone … Continue reading

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