The phrase "Jim Crow Law" first appeared in 1904 according to the Dictionary of American English, although there is some evidence of earlier usage. The origin of the phrase "Jim Crow" has often been attributed to "Jump Jim Crow", a song-and-dance caricature of blacks performed by white actor Thomas D. Rice in blackface, which first surfaced in 1832 and was used to satirize Andrew Jackson's populist policies...As a result of Rice's fame, "Jim Crow" had become a pejorative expression meaning…
A Midcentury Travel Guide for African-American Drivers Navigating Jim Crow
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This Is a Family Living in Harlem, 1943
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26 Powerful Photos From The Nashville Sit-Ins
On Feb. 13 1960, students in Nashville, Tenn. started a non-violent movement to end racial segregation at lunch counters in drug stores. This is what the movement looked like.
Black Children's Books & Authors
soulbrotherv2: “ Banished Banished vividly recounts the forgotten history of racial cleansing in America when thousands of African Americas were driven from their homes and communities by violent...
Little-known history of America's black cowboys unearthed in documentary, 'The Forgotten Cowboys'
theGRIO REPORT - British photographer John Ferguson and filmmaker Gregg MacDonald explore the untold history of African-American cowboys in the documentary 'The Forgotten Cowboys'...
A Century of Negro Migration
Provocative work by distinguished African-American scholar traces the migration north and westward of southern blacks, from the colonial era through the early 20th century. Documented with information from contemporary newspapers, personal letters, and academic journals, this discerning study vividly recounts decades of harassment and humiliation, hope and achievement.
Lawrence, Jacob, 1917- The Migration of the Negro Panel no. 11 Migration of the Negro: No. 11 Paintings 1940-1941 1940-41 Casein tempera on hardboard tempera on Masonite 18 x 12 in.; 45.72 x 30.48 cm Panel No. 11: In many places, because of the war, food had doubled in price. The Phillips Collection Acquired 1942 African American artists Painting--United States--20th C. A.D The Phillips Collection ARTstor Slide Gallery 1157
: Chicago's Second Generation of Black Migration In their first great migration to Chicago that began during World War I, African Americans came from the South seeking a better life--and fleeing a Jim Crow system of racial prejudice, discrimination, and segregation. The idea and story is similar to one I found in a newspaper article. This represents how someone sacrificed their lives to create new ones somewhere else.
I've Got to Make My Livin': Black Women's Sex Work in Turn-of-the-Century Chicago (Historical Studies of Urban America)
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