Essay of Notes By James A. Jenkins Jr.

By Line James A. Jenkins Jr.    

 Note, Dred Scott Decision, America Supreme Court, decision in March 1857.  Blacks are not citizens, they could never be citizens,they are property, not people. No Black person could sue in court. The decision was reversed by the Civil Rights Act of 1865.

  Note, Jim Crow, Challenge 1876 until 1965 laws which mandated segregation, local and state. Racial Terrorism prompted by the Ku, Klux, Klan in the south and an unjust legal system in the northern states. “The Condemnation of Blackness authored by Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the New York Public Library in Harlem, New York. Notes how politics, policies,  and out right Prejudice control the Black population in America.” (some polices continue) 

Note, during this period W.E.B. Dubois formed The N.A.A.C.P. in 1909 along with other Americans who were seeking justice. ( note, I did not spell it out, if you don’t know look it up. ) Then there was Marcus Garvey’s Universal Negro Improvement Association. The African Community League, A Phillip Randolph’s Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. Who fought for labor relations. Standing to written laws. 

The Civil Rights Movement from 1955-1968. which produced confusion in part for after these laws were pass by congress. An element in America unlike no other before set out to turn back the clock. They have attacked and used their resources since the 1970’s. and continue today. 

This is why this blog was produced to discuss some of these notes, for the struggle for a true American society  continue today. In New York city a few days ago an incident develop were a black middle age man was given a lawful command  by police to adhere to a arrest. It became a police incident due to Mr. Garner dying from the attempted arrest. There has been national coverage of the incident. Trusting after the complete investigation by all bodies of government justice will prevail. I thank all for loging on and continue good health. 


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