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Jim has been working with us since June of this year as our managing editor for Digiday. Digiday Media sets new editorial and creative leaders | Mike Madarasz | October 19, 2020 | Digiday. Family said that anyone who knew Jim was a better person for it.
Jim Crowism. noun. : racial segregation and discrimination enforced by laws, customs, and practices in especially the southern states of the U.S. from the end of Reconstruction in 1877 until the mid-20th century : jim crow sense 1a. See the full definition.
Jim, fictional character, an unschooled but honourable runaway slave in Huckleberry Finn (1884) by Mark Twain. Some critics charge Twain with having created a two-dimensional racist caricature, while others find Jim a complex, compassionate character. The relationship between Jim and Huck forms the crux of the novel, with Jim acting as a surrogate for Huck’s loathsome father.
Jim Crow law, in U.S. history, any of the laws that enforced racial segregation in the South between the end of Reconstruction in 1877 and the beginning of the civil rights movement in the 1950s. Jim Crow was the name of a minstrel routine (actually Jump Jim Crow) performed beginning in 1828 by its author, Thomas Dartmouth (“Daddy”) Rice, and by many imitators, including actor Joseph Jefferson.
Jim Jones, byname of James Warren Jones, (born May 13, 1931, Crete, near Lynn, Indiana, U.S.—died November 18, 1978, Jonestown, Guyana), American cult leader who promised his followers a utopia in the jungles of South America after proclaiming himself messiah of the Peoples Temple, a San Francisco-based evangelist group. He ultimately led his followers into a mass suicide, which left more ...
Jim Carrey, Canadian-born and a U.S. citizen since 2004, is an actor and producer famous for his rubbery body movements and flexible facial expressions. The two-time Golden Globe-winner rose to fame as a cast member of the Fox sketch comedy In Living Color (1990) but leading roles in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994) , Dumb and Dumber (1994) and The Mask (1994) established him as a bankable comedy actor.
NBC News reported: Rep. Jim Jordan, the head of the Judiciary Committee, argued Sunday that federal agencies were handling President Joe Biden’s and former President Donald Trump’s classified ...
Jim Brown, byname of James Nathaniel Brown, (born February 17, 1936, St. Simons, Georgia, U.S.), outstanding American professional gridiron football player who led the National Football League (NFL) in rushing for eight of his nine seasons. He was the dominant player of his era and was considered one of the best running backs of all time.
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Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) on Sunday said he’s not sure any police reform could have stopped what happened to Tyre Nichols, a 29-year-old Black man who was beaten by Memphis police officers after ...