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Jim Crow laws abolished
July 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
On this day 55 years ago, July 2, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964, abolishing the Jim Crow laws.
Learn more about the New Jim Crow
The book: The New Jim Crow, Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, by Michelle Alexander
- About the book and author: NPR’s legal scholar
- Study and Organizing guides found here.
- New Jersey’s Campaign to End the New Jim Crow
- Ban on Book About Mass Incarceration Lifted in New Jersey Prisons After A.C.L.U. Protest, January 2018, New York Times