The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow


Subject:
Black Resources , Segregation & Discrimination

Description:
Companion to a 2002 television series that "explores segregation from the end of the civil war to the dawn of the modern civil rights movement" and considers "Jim Crow." "Named after a popular 19th-century minstrel song that stereotyped African Americans, 'Jim Crow' came to personify the system of government-sanctioned racial oppression and segregation in the United States." Features maps, profiles of players in the struggle against Jim Crow, photos, video clips, and much more.

Publisher:
Educational Broadcasting Corporation

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/jimcrow/


PID= res:lii-23374