Jim Crow Laws: Racial Segregation In The United States

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Jim Crow Laws were laws that enforced racial segregation primarily in the South of the United States. Many people of color were treated poorly in the south between 1877 and the mid 1960’s. Jim Crow symbolized anti–black racism and has been marked as a horrible moment in history. Jim Crows seemed to be more than just laws it started to be a way of life. African Americans were treated as second class citizens. It was a time period where African Americans couldn’t be equal to a Caucasian. There were many signs that said “Whites Only” that were put up to keep the blacks separated from the Whites. On the bus if a white person wanted a seat a black was seated in. The black was obligated to move according to the laws. Nearly all blacks living…show more content…
Especially if a black women ran for president this would defiantly have Caucasian in panic for “White America”. For example, when President Obama was elected some didn’t want him to be elected when he first ran in 2008 because he was going to be the first black president. There was some in “White America” who didn’t approve of having a black family in the white house. Another example of why white men still don’t approve of blacks would be the Charleston Church shooting. A white male came into a church and killed so many innocent blacks because of the color of their…show more content…
We have some blacks who are killed by white police officer for reasons people shouldn’t be killed for. Such as the black man that was selling cigarettes on the corner in New York and the white police men killed him. After he repeated said he couldn’t breathe and yelled for them to stop. When the Confederate flag was taken down many whites didn’t approve and rioted. There is still a fear that blacks will possibly improve in jobs, class and social status. Mostly blacks are imprisoned or under a probation. There still is blacks especially black men who put in jail for crimes they didn’t
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