Jim Crow
The system of Segregation in the South whichincluded: Separate drinking fountains. Seating at the back of the bus, train and movie theater. Intimidation and violence at the voting booth. From the period of post-Civil War Reconstruction until well into the 1960s, African-Americans were denied many of the rights they were entitled to as citizens of the United States.
last updated 30 Jan 2005