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The Walking Billboard Blog — The Jim Crow Era

Juneteenth 2021

Black Independence Juneteenth The Civil Rights Movement The Jim Crow Era

Juneteenth 2021

In honor of Juneteenth 2021, Brown & Brave decided to highlight nine black women from The Jim Crow Era and The Civil Rights Movement. It was important for us to celebrate these women because during women’s suffrage and educational and political warfare for African-Americans, the frontlines were occupied by women whose identities were shadowbanned by white supremacy, and even other black men.  At the helm of these movements and even prior to, voting and education rights were suppressed. Because of The Black Liberation Army and The Black Panther Party, more women’s voices were amplified which spread like wildfire. The legacy...

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