Jim Crow

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Synonyms for Jim Crow

barrier preventing blacks from participating in various activities with whites

a crowbar fitted with a claw for pulling nails

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There is also much unjust enrichment of white families versus black families, in that most white families have ancestors who were unjustly enriched under the 340 years of slavery and Jim Crow segregation -- and have passed that wealth down to current generations of whites.
The basic impulse behind the Occupy movement regarding economic disparity in American society resonates with this call to dismantle the new Jim Crow by letting "the oppressed go free" (Luke 4:18).
3) Among other factors, the Jim Crow state lead by a figure such as Theodore Bilbo or James K.
Part 1 invites the reader to remember slavery and Jim Crow in U.
The first chapter of The African American Roots of Modernism examines constructions of African American dualism that responded to the intensification of Jim Crow segregation by the turn of the century.
To support this contrast, the author describes life in the army camps and provides a vivid picture of how Jim Crow continued to dominate the lives of black soldiers and how tension between blacks and whites remained at escalated levels.
Board of Education (1954) and the Voting Rights Act (1965), and to construct narratives that emphasize individual and collective African American agency in the lengthy struggle against Jim Crow.
Alexander traces the history of slavery and Jim Crow, pointing out the ways systems of racial oppression adapted and evolved in the United States.
Before I read this story, I needed to explain the origin of the Jim Crow laws that mandated racial segregation for nearly 100 years.
In the nearly two centuries since Rice first appeared, Jim Crow has come to signify American racism.
That was one of the Jim Crow laws, which ran in America's southern states from the 1870s to the 1960s, recognising black people as equal but separate.
The Supreme Court is the fourth PBS series that New York Life has sponsored, following The American President, The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, and Slavery and the Making of America.
I thought that perhaps some people didn't collect certain items because they would be reminded of painful practices such as slavery and Jim Crow.
Tracing the history of black slavery and the oppression of the Jim Crow South, he told the crowd, "You tell me a gay has the right to get in on some of that?
And like the vigilante cruelty of the Jim Crow South, crucifixion was a method of terror and intimidation, a sign that said, "You're next" to passers-by.