African American Civil Rights (Gilded Age)

How many African Americans were in professional roles by 1900?
By 1900, 47,000 African Americans were in professional roles, such as lawyers and doctors.
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In 1865, how many African Americans could read?
1 in 20 African Americans could read in 1865.
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By 1895, how many African Americans could read?
1 in 2 African Americans could read by 1895.
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In what year did the growth of segregated transport begin?
The growth of segregated transport began in 1881, when Tennessee enacted a segregated railways law, and other states soon followed.
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How many African Americans were living in Harlem by 1895?
By 1895, 23,000 African Americans were living in Harlem alone.
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During the Gilded Age, how many hours did an African American woman have to work to earn $5 dollars during the Gilded Age?
African American women would have to work 70 hours to earn $5, during the Gilded Age.
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