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From Jim Crow to Juan Crow: Alabama’s Civil Rights Legacy - New America Media
“Above photo shows a notice posted by the Allgood Alamaba Water Works last week. SAN  FRANCISCO — Last week the Water Works — in the ironically named  community of Allgood, Ala. — informed local residents that they must  now present a valid driver’s license or ID. Otherwise, the notice  threatened, “You may lose water service.”The warning stems from  part of Alabama’s drastic new immigration law stipulating that no one  can qualify for a driver’s license or any other government service in  the state unless they can prove citizenship or are otherwise authorized  to be in the United States — especially those who are brown or have a  Spanish accent..(Read More)”

From Jim Crow to Juan Crow: Alabama’s Civil Rights Legacy - New America Media

Above photo shows a notice posted by the Allgood Alamaba Water Works last week.

SAN FRANCISCO — Last week the Water Works — in the ironically named community of Allgood, Ala. — informed local residents that they must now present a valid driver’s license or ID. Otherwise, the notice threatened, “You may lose water service.”

The warning stems from part of Alabama’s drastic new immigration law stipulating that no one can qualify for a driver’s license or any other government service in the state unless they can prove citizenship or are otherwise authorized to be in the United States — especially those who are brown or have a Spanish accent..(Read More)”

Posted on October 17th, 2011
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