Jim Crow

A farmer cast his vote for the Georgia Democratic gubernatorial primary in 1948 — nothing out of the ordinary, except for the color of his skin. Because he was black, Isaiah Nixon was shot three times in front of his ...

James Brazier, a black man in Terrell County, Ga., had just bought a new Chevy Impala in 1958. Soon after, he was arrested, jailed and murdered. Emory’s Civil Rights Cold Cases Project investigates, attempting to understand why Brazier and others ...