Jim Crow laws

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Jim Crow laws

Legislation enacted in southern states after emancipation to restrict Black rights and enforce segregation.
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They have been effectively segregated, marginalised and Jim Crow law enforced on them.
This new study of the links between American race law and Nazi race law is intended to drag a naive and reluctant reader to the inevitable conclusion that Nazi race law owed a great deal to Jim Crow law. Thus, Whitman's study is very useful, but his insights are unremarkable.
Romney has shown no regret at appropriating a Jim Crow law; he simply "does not have the luxury of choosing which laws to enforce and which ones to ignore," as his spokesman told The Boston Globe.
FITCHBURG - When Yvette Cooks asked the audience at the North Central Charter Essential School what a Jim Crow law was, only the older folks in the crowd knew the definition.
This same ironic tone can be heard in "Transfer." However, in this poem Brown's irony is edged with a steely rage as he recounts the tale of a man who broke the Jim Crow law because "he didn't say sir" on Atlanta's Peachtree trolley line:
Packed full of sidebars with additional context -- including regarding the Quakers' views of civil rights, the nonviolent philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi, and Jim Crow laws -- the book also lists additional resources, includes a timeline of Rustin's life, and forwards discussion questions.
Published in 1960 and set during 1930s when the Jim Crow Laws were in force, To Kill A Mockingbirdhas garnered sales of over 40 million copies and been translated into over 40 different languages.
class="MsoNormalThe movie is set in the 1960s and this was at the height of racism and Jim Crow laws, which were state and local laws that enforced racial segregation in the Southern United States and governed when and how blacks were to conduct themselves.
The book profiles local political and community leaders, black and white, as they attempted to create or dismantle Jim Crow laws, policies, and practices.
Trains brought Abraham Lincoln's body home to Illinois, transported southern blacks escaping Jim Crow laws to Chicago, and now carry a labor force of thousands between the suburbs and downtown Chicago daily.
When Frank Anthony Vallelonga, aka Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), a New York City bouncer from an Italian-American neighbourhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive and protect Dr Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali), a world-class black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely onThe Green Book-- a travel guide to safe lodging, dining and business options for African Americans during the era of segregation and Jim Crow laws -- to steer them to places where Shirley will not be refused service, humiliated, or threatened with violence.