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1 Similar to other former slave states, Alabamian legislators employed Jim Crow laws to disenfranchise and otherwise discriminate against African Americans from the end of the Reconstruction Era up until at least the 1970s.
2 After disenfranchising most African Americans and many poor whites in the 1901 constitution, the Alabama legislature passed more Jim Crow laws at the beginning of the 20th century to impose segregation in everyday life.
3 Legal segregation ended in the states in 1964, but Jim Crow customs often continued until specifically challenged in court.
4 Historian Thomas Fleming points to the historical phrase "a disease in the public mind" used by critics of this idea, and proposes it contributed to the segregation in the Jim Crow era following emancipation.
5 the Jim Crow period of disenfranchisement and legal segregation was ushered in. The Civil War would have a huge impact on American politics in the years to come.
6 By the late 1890s, Southern states enacted Jim Crow laws to enforce racial segregation and disenfranchisement.
7 Segregation, which began with slavery, continued with Jim Crow laws, with signs used to show blacks where they could legally walk, talk, drink, rest, or eat.
8 Most African Americans obeyed the Jim Crow laws, to avoid racially motivated violence.
9 Black Americans also found a new ground for political power in Northern cities, without the enforced disabilities of Jim Crow.
10 Large numbers began migrating north looking for better job opportunities and living conditions, and to escape Jim Crow laws and racial violence.
11 Prior to the 1950s, Black Americans in the South were subject to de jure discrimination, or Jim Crow laws.
12 Within Our Gates depicts the hardships faced by African Americans during the era of Jim Crow laws.
13 The Southern Baptist Convention supported white supremacy and its results: disenfranchising most blacks and many poor whites at the turn of the 20th century by raising barriers to voter registration, and passage of racial segregation laws that enforced the system of Jim Crow.
14 Through activities such as building prominent Confederate monuments and writing school history textbooks to paint the Confederacy in a favorable light, Lost Cause advocates sought to ensure future generations of Southern whites would continue to support white supremacist policies such as the Jim Crow laws.
15 Following the Reconstruction era and conservative Democrats' regaining political power in the late 1870s, white state legislators passed laws establishing Jim Crow laws and legal segregation by race.
16 Although the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek stated Mississippi Choctaws had U.S. citizenship, they had become associated with "colored people" as non-white in a state that had imposed racial segregation under Jim Crow laws.
17 In this postwar era, the auto industry continued to create opportunities for many African Americans from the South, who continued with their Great Migration to Detroit and other northern and western cities to escape the strict Jim Crow laws and racial discrimination policies of the South.
18 From the 1940s to the 1970s a second wave of black people moved to Detroit in search of employment and with the desire to escape the Jim Crow laws enforcing segregation in the south.
19 Opposition by companies to "Jim Crow" segregation laws is an example of this.
20 In the U.S., Generation X was the first cohort to grow up post-integration after the racist Jim Crow laws.
21 Some African-American families choose to homeschool as a way of increasing their children's understanding of African-American history – such as the Jim Crow laws that resulted in their ancestors being beaten or killed for learning to read – and to limit the harm caused by the unintentional and sometimes subtle systemic racism that affects most American schools.
22 The civil rights movement in the U.S. ended Jim Crow and empowered black voters in the 1960s, which allowed black citizens to move into high government offices for the first time since Reconstruction.
23 When Aaron traveled around Jacksonville, Florida, and the surrounding areas, he was often separated from his team because of Jim Crow laws.
24 Basquiat sought to portray that African-Americans have become complicit with the "institutionalized forms of whiteness and corrupt white regimes of power" years after the Jim Crow era had ended.
25 At the time, public facilities were segregated and Jim Crow was in effect.
26 "In one fell swoop," writes political scientist Corey Robin, "the heirs of slaveholders became the descendants of persecuted Baptists, and Jim Crow a heresy the First Amendment was meant to protect."
27 But in rural Alabama the Klan continued to operate to enforce Jim Crow;
28 Kentucky adopted the Jim Crow system of racial segregation in most public spheres after the Civil War.
29 The dreaded instrument became synonymous in Western European languages with what was seen as the tyrannical cruelty of the autocratic government of Russia, much as the sjambok brought to mind the apartheid government of South Africa or the bullwhip was associated with the period of slavery and Jim Crow laws in America.
30 In the early decades of the 20th century, thousands of African Americans left Louisiana in the Great Migration north to industrial cities for jobs and education, and to escape Jim Crow society and lynchings.