Racial Segregation Sociology

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After the abolishment of slavery, African Americans became free but had some rights. Racial inequality did still exist but derived by a system called "racial segregation". The whole purpose of racial segregation is the production of Caucasian Americans to keep African Americans in an adjuvant position by contradicting them equal such as ; denying the access to use public facilities and ensuring that both races live apart from one another. In late 1880 to the early 1890s, the civil rights enact segregation law was passed. Many states in south and north in the United States adopted the new law . Many white Americans had excluded blacks from sitting on front seats on public transportations. According to history in 1955 , Ms. Rosa Parks an African-…show more content…
International marriages in some states in the south were illegal, and blacks were permitted to vote.Many neighborhoods many African American were living in were low-income homes because of the limited of job opportunities. The majority of African American woman had jobs such as; domestic workers, babysitters, waitresses or had duties of being a mom at home or a housewife. Jobs for men could be chauffeurs, railroad cleaners or work in factories. Structural Functionalism from the Sociology School of Thought perspective is demonstrated as African Americans were seen as the minorities; so, therefore, it was their duty or function to do all the jobs White Americans considered facility or unwanted jobs. Back then there were African Americans that were an artist and they were not allowed to sit in an audience and could only perform in night clubs own by white people. Although they were the artist they were not allowed use the same washroom or swim in the same pool as white Americans as they were considered for having germs. Dorothy Dandridge was an African American artist, she is one of the individuals who faced racial inequality because of her…show more content…
After the first world war, the strengthening of the most racist group in America called the Ku Klux Klan has risen in the south and extended into the Northern and Western states. Their campaign encouraged hate towards black individuals. Many African Americans were scared to challenge the white Americans, because of the support the southern politicians were getting from the organization so the government did nothing to solve it . During the 1930s, the KKK organization depleted in memberships because of the depression and disbanded in 1944. After many protests from individuals like Martin Luther King, Malcolm X and others whose fought for the equality of black people in America, the federal government enacts Voting Rights Act in 1965 and the Civil Rights Act in 1964. The theory Marxism from the Sociology School of Thought demonstrates a competition between the African Americans being the poorer class and the White Americans as the richer class who has all the material wealth and-and economic power. Therefore the protest from many black individuals and the Civil Right movement in the 1950s brought social revolution allowing the federal government to enact the following laws ; Voting Rights and Civil Rights Act. These laws allow no more segregated schools, washrooms, jobs, neighborhoods and
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