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A taste of black history

...Ellington.Ericka Lee narrated a journey through history in song in the context of Ellington's life and music, from Jim Crow Laws in place at the time of his birth in 1899 through the civil rights movement and his death in 1974.Providing entertainment...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-02/taste-black-history
Local
Around town for Monday, Feb. 16

...please call 586-1203.For the Rights of All: Ending Jim Crow in Alaska, 5:30 p.m., at the Douglas Library. For the Rights of All: Ending Jim Crow in Alaska is a documentary film that provides a telling...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-16/today-feb-16
Local
My Turn: Advancing the Peratrovich legacy

...exclusions and actions. "For the Rights of All: Ending Jim Crow in Alaska" is a documentary film that provides prescient...of our communities."For the Rights of All: Ending Jim Crow in Alaska" is a powerful and poignant documentary film that...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-13/my-turn-advancing-peratrovich-legacy
Opinion
My Turn: Called to The Mountaintop

...slavery after losing the war. Their bitter resentment spawned a reign of terror by the Ku Klux Klan and the oppressive Jim Crow laws that lasted until 1965. That period of American history doesn't have lessons for today just because what happened...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-16/my-turn-called-mountaintop
Opinion
Around town for Tuesday, Feb. 17

...please call 586-1203.For the Rights of All: Ending Jim Crow in Alaska, 5:30 p.m., at the Douglas Library. For the Rights of All: Ending Jim Crow in Alaska is a documentary film that provides a telling...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-17/tuesday-feb-17
Local
Elizabeth Peratrovich Day observed

...holiday.Friends of the Juneau Public Library will host a showing of the documentary "For the Rights of All: Ending Jim Crow in Alaska," which has been seen throughout the country since 2009. It is a film that is recognized for its powerful...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-16/elizabeth-peratrovich-day-observed
Local
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 worth...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-11/my-turn-reckoning-our-moral-weakness
Opinion
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
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
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

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