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Flashback - Reconstruction and Jim Crow

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Kelly Mikel Williams

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Reconstruction was a time for African-Americans to integrate and participate in the fabric of America. Instead, Jim Crow limited that integration & our access to the ballot box. Today, 28 states have introduced 106 Jim Crow Laws that restrict access to voting, hurting people of color. Pennsylvania headlines our discussion with Rep. Christopher Rabb (D-PA, 200th) who shares his views on the 21st Century Reconstruction, a time when Black America is still fighting for equal rights, civil rights, jobs, housing, education, and voting rights. And the question is...Why?