What Is Segregation In The 1940s

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Segregation means setting someone or something apart from other people or things. Segregation in the 1940s may have applied to activities such as eating in a restaurant, drinking from a water fountain, using a public toilet, attending school, riding on a bus, or purchasing a home. Like Vivien Thomas, he was helping Dr. Blalock, but his job title was still “janitor”. Also, Vivien had a hard time finding a home for his family because he was African-American. So, think about all of the other black people trying to find jobs, transportation, and a home. The whites tried to have no similarities to the blacks. There were restaurants made only for whites, and maybe only one for blacks. Most stores had signs on them saying, “ No Colored People

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