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Lynne's Posts

To save you the bother I've done it for you. Jim Crow laws were state and local laws that enforced racial segregation in the Southern United States. All were enacted in the late 19th and early 20th centuries by white Democratic-dominated state legislatures to disenfranchise and remove political and economic gains made by blacks during the Reconstruction period. Jim Crow laws - ...

5 Jun 2020

Lots of other sources give history of relations between black and white americans and the information is on them is extremely similar to that found on that Wiki link. For those that are interested just type in the words Jim Crow and then read what comes up.

Yes. I agree with Lisa Nandy. But I wonder if Barry Gardiner decided to take a leaf out of Dominic Cummings book and do his own interpretation of the rules. P'raps Boris will let him use the rose garden of No 10 to explain his actions to the press.

4 Jun 2020

Cummings sense, innit?

Now there's a thought.................!!!!! (One scheduled for Exeter (Flowerpot Playing Fields) this Sat (6th June) between 5pm and 7pm. Please wear face masks and obey social distancing requirements).

4 Jun 2020

Just watching a PBS America series (last one on tomorrow night) concerning American Reconstruction after the American Civil War. Very informative about the history of black americans and white americans. No doubt though you'll be telling me that that source is also unreliable.

4 Jun 2020

As well as the literal meaning of Black Lives Matter (referring to Black people being killed simply because of the colour of their skin) there is also the wider meaning in the sense of quality of life. When white terrorists bomb a black church and kill five black children, that is an act of individual racism, widely deplored by most segments of the society. But when in that same city – ...

Childcare has been defined to exclude relatives caring for children in new coronavirus laws following the Dominic Cummings scandal.

I see from the papers that Opticians are pushing to be allowed to open up again. Makes cummings sense to me.

Have to confess that I've been distracted by the cummings and goings of national politics of late so not that familiar with what has been happening locally, politically, and as I no longer buy the Dawlish Gazette (does it still exist? Thought I read somewhere that it has ceased being) I've had no information from that source. So....what has been happening politically, locally, then?