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African Americans protesting for their right to vote. Police treating the human worse than the dog. African American rights si. Rodney King, By Any Means Necessary, Jim Crow, Civil Rights Movement, African Diaspora, Black History Month, African American History, History Books, History Facts

CoCo and Jess^2 Tackle Civil Rights

Jim Crow Laws were laws that declared that blacks and whites remain separate, but equal. You should know that although that was the motto, it was NOT in the slightest bit equal. White boys protesting school with African Americans. Jim Crow Laws. Separate yet equal? Even Public Officers had to remain separate. White men didn't want to go to school with African Americans. Knowing that this was how African Americans were treated, how does this make you feel? Was it really equal?

Homer Plessy (born March was the plaintiff in the landmark case Plessy v. Ferguson after being arrested for attempting to ride in a "whites only" railroad car. The Supreme Court decision upheld segregation using the term "separate but equal". Today In Black History, Black History Month, Separate But Equal, Friedrich Hegel, Condoleezza Rice, Jim Crow, Historical Images

The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow . Jim Crow Stories . Plessy v. Ferguson

THE RISE AND FALL OF JIM CROW explores segregation from the end of the civil war to the dawn of the modern civil rights movement. It was a brutal and oppressive era in American history, but during this time, large numbers of African Americans bravely fought against the status quo, acquiring many opportunities for African Americans.

Sign for segregated seating being placed on a bus in North Carolina, would be a great picture to use when teaching segregation in history or when teaching prejudice in psychology! Black History Facts, Black History Month, Jim Crow, Rosa Parks, Civil Rights Movement, African American History, The Good Old Days, World History, Public Transport

Only for White: Vintage Photos of Public Transport's Racism in the U.S., 1955

In 1955, the patience of Negroes in Montgomery (Alabama, USA) snapped. White finally Ueli black fences in public transport. By then the law, blacks did not have to take the bus the first four series of "whites only." If all the seats "for whites only" were busy, sitting blacks had to yield a white passenger place. And negros boycott the buses. To join the black population sympathetic whites. Buses were empty. Under the pressure of the public authorities surrendered and offensive to the…

Woman by sign blown down during hurricane: Virginia Beach, Florida. Virginia Beach, in Miami-Dade County, was one of Florida’s most famous beaches for African-Americans. This photo and the next in this series show its vitality in the early Beach Color, Black History Facts, Civil Rights Movement, African Diaspora, Beach Signs, Thats The Way, African American History, Virginia Beach, Black People

1950: Woman By Virginia Beach Sign That Says "Colored Only"

Before the Civil Rights movement brought forth change in the United States, the country was still very much segregated in the 1950’s and Miami was not excluded. Here’s a photo of a woman holding a “Virginia Beach” sign after a hurricane blew it down. The sign itself is an official Dade County sign and has the words “Colored Only” plastered on it. In 1945, Virginia Key Beach was touted as “the only public beach for the ‘exclusive use of Negroes’ in Dade County.” A cringing memory and reminder…

Sanka Coffee – "You ain’t goin’ to let the Mister drink coffee at night, is you? Old Advertisements, Retro Advertising, Us History, Black History, Jim Crow, Coffee Branding, Old Ads, Vintage Ads

The Evolution of Technology: #Coffee | Evolution of Technology Series, Weekly Columns | Bruce Sallan

Our series continues with the evolution of home coffee machines. Is there anything more ubiquitous in our lives?

A "Colored Balcony" sign at a segregated theater. Birmingham had a well-deserved reputation as the most segregated and racially violent city in the deep South Photo credit: Bob Adelman World History, History Books, Nasa History, Tudor History, Jim Crow, Civil Rights Movement, African American History, British History, History Facts

A "Colored Balcony" sign at a segregated theater. Birmingham had a well-deserved reputation as the most segregated and racially violent city in the deep South, 1963. Photo credit: Bob Adelman

American Racism- Over US citizens were imprisoned during WWII for being of Japanese ancestry. As seen in this photograph, non-Japanese American citizens did not want the Japanese living among them. World History, World War Ii, Kings & Queens, Mudkip, Japanese American, Asian American, Japanese Men, Interesting History, Interesting Photos

The Shifting Grounds of Race by Scott Kurashige

Introduction In the middle of 1943, Arthur Miley, an aide to Los Angeles County supervisor John Anson Ford, declared, “From all I heard it appears that Little Tokyo is going to be one big headache.” Conditions of squalor in the congested, segregated neighborhood in downtown Los Angeles alarmed public officials, social workers, and ethnic community leaders. Large families routinely occupied storefronts, warehouses, and churches never intended for human habitation. With others living in…

© Bruce Davidson / Magnum Photos - Hampton, Virginia, 1962 © Marion Post Wolcott - Negro man entering movie theater by Colored entranc. Society Problems, Jim Crow, Civil Rights Movement, Jolie Photo, Magnum Photos, Black History Month, African American History, Screenwriting, Black People

Signs of discrimination

Fucked up...... © Bruce Davidson - Hampton, Virginia, 1962 © Danny Lyon - Birmingham, Alabama, 1962 © John Vachon - Sisseton, South Dakota, 1939 see more here

Segregation and discrimination are still being used in Cobb County Georgia to cover up hate crimes committed by white police against black people Angel Guidance, Jim Crow, Black History Facts, Civil Rights Movement, African American History, Black People, In This World, At Least, Apartheid

Angelic Guidance, (c)2011 Pencil art by fine artist, BUENA.

Gigantic Golden-Winged- Angel stepping forth like the Nike of Samathrace guiding the way with a lit lantern; the Word, an instruction guide (bk) resting on a p…

Hand-printed WHITE ONLY sign tacked on ladies room door in a public bldg, Photo: by Alfred Eisenstaedt / Pix Inc. / Time Life Pictures / Getty Images Date created: 01 Jan 1937 History Major, Jim Crow, Civil Rights Movement, Room Doors, Photo Story, Life Pictures, Black History Month, African American History, Creative Photography

Hand-printed WHITE ONLY sign tacked on ladies room door in a public...

Hand-printed WHITE ONLY sign tacked on ladies room door in a public bldg.

Blacks and whites were not supposed to eat together. If a black and a white man were to eat together, the white man was to be served first and a barrier of some kind would be put into place to separate one from the other. Raleigh Restaurants, Slavery Museum, North Carolina History, Psalm 51, Thing 1, Jim Crow, Civil Rights Movement, Denial, The Book

Ambassador Highlights Segregation in Raleigh Restaurants

On April 30, 1963, Angie Brooks and Allard Lowenstein attempted to have lunch together at two restaurants in downtown Raleigh but they were denied service because Brooks was African. Angie Brooks, …

'We don't serve colored people here': Growing up black in Chambersburg before equal rights Coloured People, Jim Crow, Missing Piece, Still Standing, Equal Rights, African American History, History Facts, World History, Black History

'We don't serve colored people here': Growing up black in Chambersburg before equal rights

Mildred Kelly, 90, describes what it was like growing up in Chambersburg before the civil rights movement, and how things changed in the decades since.

Don’t let the sun set on you in a sundown town. That’s what signs at the city limits of all-white communities warned when African-Americans were not. Dont Let The Sun, Let It Be, Ugly Americans, African Americans, America City, Jim Crow, History Facts, Black History, City Limits

Sundown Towns: America's Secret Shame - InfoBarrel

America has gone from the overt racism of obvious "Sundown Towns" ("Don't let the sun set on you in [...]") to the more self-deleuded and "dignified" racism of modern "sundown towns" like the all-white Darien, CT. Sundown towns, unofficial apartheid in America, is its secret shame.

A group of African-American men, dressed in tuxedos, walk down the middle of a street carrying a coffin and a sign saying "Here lies Jim Crow" as a demonstration against segregation laws in Black History, Art History, History Facts, Detroit History, Jim Crow, Civil Rights Movement, African American History, Black People, Civilization

Civil Rights Demonstration In A Naacp by Everett

Civil Rights Demonstration In A Naacp Photograph by Everett