Segregation and the "Jim Crow" laws

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Within the Deep South, there was strict segregation. In the Southern states Blacks were made to feel inferior to their white counterparts, this was imposed through the Jim Crow laws which segregated black people in the community, throughout education, transport, hospitals, employment, voting,restaraunts and cinemas. 

Black Americans were stopped from voting, or even if they were allowed, they had to pass literacy or other comprehensive tests.

Example-  The Scottsboro trials of 1931 showed the injustice when 8 black boys were convicted of ****** two white females based on very little and cirumstansial


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