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  1. Doular

    October 2, 2012 10:12
    Throughout the s and '40s, the white entertainer Thomas Dartmouth Rice () performed a popular song-and-dance act supposedly modeled after a slave. He named the character Jim Crow. Rice darkened his face, acted like a buffoon, and spoke with an exaggerated and distorted imitation of African American Vernacular English.
  2. Arazilkree

    October 2, 2012 10:12
    Jul 31,  · This is a lie perpetrated by your tribe, the party of slavery, of Jim Crow, of the Black Codes, of the KKK, of segregation, of thousands of Confederate monuments placed to intimidate black people.
  3. Arasida

    October 2, 2012 10:12
    The segregation and disenfranchisement laws known as "Jim Crow" represented a formal, codified system of racial apartheid that dominated the American South for three quarters of a century.
  4. Samujora

    October 2, 2012 10:12
    Jul 30,  · Jim Crow law, in U.S. history, any of the laws that enforced racial segregation in the South between the end of Reconstruction in and the beginning of the civil rights movement in the s. Jim Crow was the name of a minstrel routine (actually Jump Jim Crow) performed beginning in by its author, Thomas Dartmouth (“Daddy”) Rice, and by many imitators, including actor Joseph Jefferson.
  5. Nitaur

    October 2, 2012 10:12
    Jim Crow laws began in when the Supreme Court ruled that states couldn’t prohibit segregation on common modes of transportation such as trains, streetcars, and riverboats. Later, in , the Supreme Court overturned specific parts of the Civil Rights Act of .
  6. Mezticage

    October 2, 2012 10:12
    Jun 23,  · Jim Crow laws were a collection of state and local statutes that legalized racial segregation. Named after a Black minstrel show character, the laws—which Jim Crow .
  7. Kajisida

    October 2, 2012 10:12
    Jul 30,  · From until , Congress did not enact a single civil rights bill, even as Jim Crow flourished in the South. Congress could not even pass civil rights legislation that enjoyed majority Author: Ian Millhiser.
  8. Tojakus

    October 2, 2012 10:12
    Former President Obama on Thursday called the Senate filibuster rule a "Jim Crow relic" and said it should be ended to help pass legislation that would restore a key provision of the Voting Rights.

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