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Will a statue of William Seward be a reminder of Jim Crow in Alaska?

...the William Seward statue, which as well symbolically could be viewed by our Alaska Native people as a reminder of "Jim Crow" in Alaska, and the pain and suffering it caused then and by no means is over and forgotten.If the William Seward...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-08-03/will-statue-william-seward-be-reminde
Letters
My Turn: The liberal contribution to freedom, justice for all

...after the South lost the Civil War, but the ideals from which the Confederacy was born weren't defeated. Instead, Jim Crow laws and extralegal lynchings became an ugly form of resistance aimed at preserving the tradition of white supremacy...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-03/my-turn-liberal-contribution-freedom-
Opinion
Flag down, but what happens now?

...during the civil rights movement, when the signage of Jim Crow laws - like "Whites Only" and "Colored Only" signs...doesn't confer new rights to minorities like the removal of Jim Crow signs did, but it will make a difference in the long run...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-13/flag-down-what-happens-now
Not For Web
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
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-13/my-turn-advancing-peratrovich-legacy
Opinion
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
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: 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
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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