The Jim Crow laws legally segregated blacks from whites in the southern United States, from the Reconstruction period following the Civil War until the 1950s and 1960s, when they were repealed. Although the laws guarante... More »

"The New Jim Crow" is about systemic racism in the American criminal justice system. It focuses on how the "War on Drugs" unfairly targets African-American men and how the justice system functions as a form of race contr... More »

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The purpose of the Jim Crow laws was to segregate and disenfranchise black Americans. The Jim Crow system, which was a racial caste class in actuality, was a series of immutable anti-black laws that mainly deprived Afric... More »

The broad category of Jim Crow laws includes the prohibition of interracial marriage and laws enforcing the "separate but equal" doctrine that prevented racial integration in public places, such as restaurants, and requi... More »

In the 1930s, segregation in America was reversed in the federal government thanks to Franklin D. Roosevelt's administration, and many African American leaders were asking blacks to focus on helping themselves; however, ... More »

The purpose of the Jim Crow laws was to segregate and disenfranchise black Americans. The Jim Crow system, which was a racial caste class in actuality, was a series of immutable anti-black laws that mainly deprived Afric... More »

Jim Crow laws were a series of ordinances and statues in American communities intended to keep white people and black people segregated, according to Ferris State University. These "laws" were in effect from 1877 to the ... More »