The Experience of black people-improvements and problems

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Due to the racial discrimination, where part did many blacks leave and what part did they immigrate to?
They left the rural south to the cities in the North,
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Through the 1920s, what did the black population do in Chicago and New York and waht numbers were they before and after?
They doubled-New York-150,00-330,000 and Chicago-110,000 to 230,000
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Section 1: Improvements
Section 1: Improvements
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What did they have a better chance of gaining? (2 things)
A better education and better jobs
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For blacks, what was set up for higher eduated blacks?
The Howard University
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In cities like Chicago and New York what class of blacks were growing and what successful movement was set uo and what did this encourage blacks to do?
There was a small but growing middle class and there was a successful 'Black capitalist' movement which enouraged blacks to set up their own businesses
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In Chicago, what did blacks boycott and what did they protest about? Was it succesful?- What did the shops in the SOuth side belt where blacks live have and when?
There was a successful boycott on food chain stores and they protested that they wouldnt buy from their shops until they employed black staff. By the 1930s, most shops had black employees in the South side Belt.
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What music was popular and why was this related to blacks? what was the name of a famous jazz player and where did they play in NY?
Jazz as it was orinated from black music. Louis Armstrong played in New Yorks Cotton clubs
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Why was there a rise in black pride? What could they publish and the names and what did it say?
They could express their view points of a racism America in newspapers such as the Challenger as well as books,
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What organisations did Marcus Garvery fund and what did it encoruage blacks to feel about themselves and what did it help them to do?
The UNIA- the Universal Negro Improvement Association which helped blacks take pride in being black and helped them set up businesses
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What did the black life expectancy increase from and to and what did the white life expectancy increase from/to between when?
Between 1900-1930s, blacks increased from 45 to 48and whites increased from 54 to 59,
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Section 2:Problems
Section 2:Problems
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In Northern Cities, how were blacks treated where they lived? (rent, housing, education, health services)
Blacks lived in poverty in poor hosuing with higher rent than whites. they had a worse education as well as poorer health services,
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Was there still predjudice in cities? Who was it from? What happened if blacks left the Black belt?
Yes there was prejudice from longer-established whites and if blacks left their black belts, they were treated with hostility ,
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When blacks attempted to use parks and playgrounds, what were set up them?
Gangs of white people calling themselves 'athletic clubs'
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Where did the blacks live(begins with g) and what does this mean?
Ghettos where one race is in high concentration in a small area and other races are excluded,
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Was there prejudice between blacks? If so between who and why? What did they blame the other griup for?
yes, middle class blacks blamed newly arrived immigrants from the South as they werent proud of their colour and werent educated like the middle-class. They blamed the new immigrants on the intensified racism from whites,
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