How the Supreme Court ‘Decided’ the State of Race in America

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Is Jim Crow dead? Do we live in a post-racial America? The Supreme Court seems to be saying: "Officially, yes."The Civil War ended with the surrender of the Confederate States of America. The American South went from holding human beings as property to a regime of formal equality with the stroke of a pen—but no one was under the illusion that a culture could change so quickly. The Union Army occupied the South in order to implement some measure of freedom and equality for the newly freed b … [Read more...]


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