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Tennessee legislators turn back the clock to Jim Crow time

Posted on AllSides April 11th, 2023

The recent actions of the Tennessee Legislature to expel two Black Democratic representatives scream for answers. Why would members of the Republican Party, who have spent the past seven years swearing on a stack of Bibles, sometimes held upside down, that they are not racist, engage in a blatant act of racism? The answers are buried in our past, but at least part of the answer may be that arrogance makes some people too blind to know better. The Tennessee Legislature is no stranger to unjust and ignorant decisions. H.L....

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