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Alaska State Fair books stars of 'Duck Dynasty'

...by A&E last year after GQ magazine quoted him declaring that gays are sinners and African Americans were happy under Jim Crow laws establishing segregation. Supporters of Robertson's right to voice his opinions flocked to his defense before...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-01/alaska-state-fair-books-stars-duck-dyna
State
My Turn: Reckoning with our moral weakness

...that describes the many different forms of economic benefits white Americans received during centuries of slavery and Jim Crow laws. One revealing piece of evidence came from Yale historian David W. Blight - "in 1860, slaves as an asset were...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-11/my-turn-reckoning-our-moral-weakness
Opinion
The Elizabeth Peratrovich Project: The tools to talk about civil rights

...people for long after the bill being debated was signed. When carolyn Brown saw the film "For the Rights of All: Ending Jim Crow in Alaska," she was moved. She felt the film, a documentary about civil rights activism in Alaska focusing on the...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-01-05/elizabeth-peratrovich-project-tools
Neighbors
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...2014-01-03/mountain-savvy-courses-open-second-year. Thumbs up to the film "The Right for all: Ending Jim Crow in Alaska." The film has been used by some educators as a tool for teaching about Alaska's history and civil rights...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-06/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down
Opinion
Alaska State Museum honors Elizabeth Peratrovich with exhibit, lecture

...a presentation by Barbara Cadiente-Nelson, followed by a special screening of the "For the Rights of All: Ending Jim Crow in Alaska," a documentary by Jeffry Lloyd Silverman. The events begin at 1:30 p.m. Cadiente-Nelson is a board...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-02-14/alaska-state-museum-honors-elizabeth-pera
Art
Sports Quote

...dreamed of becoming a college football coach himself, but he faced an enormous drawback--he was black in the days of Jim Crow discrimination. The only college position he could possibly hope to obtain would be at a traditionally all-black school...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-08-22/sports-quote
Sports
Tlingit civil rights pioneer celebrated in new film

...For the Rights of All: Ending Jim Crow in Alaska," co-written and produced...will show it next month. "Ending Jim Crow" had its genesis in a two-and-a-half-minute...in 1997. Like that film, "Ending Jim Crow" uses archive material and interviews...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101909/sta_506453871.shtml
Elizabeth Peratrovich Day events

...Evergreen Cemetery Student presentations: 1:30 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. "For The Rights of All: Ending Jim Crow in Alaska" film showing: 3 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. This documentary, produced and directed by Jeff...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021611/loc_786168081.shtml
News
An apology, at last, but with an escape clause

...apologized for slavery and nobody cared? The Senate on Thursday followed the House in voting to apologize for slavery and the Jim Crow segregation that followed it. In other words, it only took almost 150 years and the election of an African American...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062209/opi_453369110.shtml
Recalling heroism of Elizabeth Peratrovich

...and courage of speaking for equality among all peoples. The movie (available in DVD) "For the Rights of All: Ending Jim Crow in Alaska" addresses in a superb way one of the untold chapters of the American civil rights movement - and particularly...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021710/let_564131793.shtml
Opinion

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