Aymen Halim

Aymen Halim
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Aymen is currently a graduate student in the Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts program at San Francisco State University. He recently co-authored a book chapter on the impact of TV news on the self-conception of Arab and Muslim youth.

The 21st Century Jim Crow

On January 31st, 1865, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, abolishing slavery in the United States. African Americans, in the legal sense, became “free.” But the segregationist policies of Jim Crow and the upholding of these policies with Plessy v. Ferguson, kept African Americans separate and certainly not equal. In the 1890s, the first African...

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