Jim Crow

  • (noun): A crowbar fitted with a claw for pulling nails.
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Laissez-faire Racism - Jim Crow
... Racism in the United States progressed from slavery-era evolutionary racism, to the Jim-Crow era which legitimate racial oppression ... Jim Crow racism declined during the twentieth century, in part due to the Civil Rights movement that challenged the notions of the biological inferiority of blacks ... Tarca suggests that the end of Jim Crow laws did not end racism altogether, but led to another form of racism ...
Louisville And Nashville Combine Car Number 665
... The Louisville and Nashville Combine Car Number 665, also known as the "Jim Crow Car", is a historic railcar on the National Register of Historic Places, currently at the Kentucky ... Its nickname, the "Jim Crow Car", relates to the Jim Crow laws of pre-1965 United States, which allowed for separate facilities for blacks under the policy of separate but equal ...
Influence of Plessy V. Ferguson
... segregation based law that would become popularized as the Jim Crow system ... Jim Crow laws would spread northward in response to a second wave of African American immigration and would eventually extend to segregated educational facilities ... Jim Crow legislation related to voting would quietly disenfranchise the Southern African American by requiring of prospective voters proof of land ownership or literacy tests at ...
MOWA Band Of Choctaw Indians - History
... Through racial segregation during the Jim Crow years, the state effectively barred blacks and Choctaw from the use of most public facilities ... Alabama passed laws imposing Jim Crow and divided society into only two races white and "colored" ... During the Jim Crow era, which lasted deep into the 20th century, the state senator L.W ...
Sarah Keys V. Carolina Coach Company - Background
... At the time of the incident, Jim Crow laws entirely governed Southern bus travel, despite a 1946 Supreme Court ruling meant to put an end to the practice ... Virginia (328 US 373 (1946)), had declared state Jim Crow laws inoperative on interstate buses on the basis that the imposition of widely varying statutes on black passengers moving across state lines generated ... driver took the wheel and demanded that she comply with the carrier's Jim Crow regulation by moving to the so-called "colored section" in the back of the bus so ...

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