The Jim Crow Laws and Racism in United States History

The Jim Crow Laws and Racism in United States History

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In 1954, the Supreme Court rejected the notion of "separate by equal" facilities in the famous BROWN V. BOARD OF EDUCATION decision. Highlighting the efforts of both blacks and whites to promote racial equality in the face of violent attempts to preserve white supremacy, Author David K. Fremon shows how segregation made the South a caste system. He traces the history of racial discrimination from the end of the Civil War through the Jim Crow era of segregation. After years of enduring separate facilitiesincluding water fountains, telephone books, hospitals, and cemeteriesfor whites and blacks, Fremon shows how African Americans and their white supporters were eventually able to win the battle for equal rights. This book is developed from THE JIM CROW LAWS AND RACISM IN AMERICAN HISTORY to allow republication of the original text into ebook, paperback, and trade editions.show more

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  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 98 pages
  • 150 x 224 x 8mm | 120g
  • Enslow Publishers
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0766060934
  • 9780766060937
  • 1,553,138

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