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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow

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From Reconstruction to the Civil Rights Movement, African Americans fought the status quo, acquiring education and land, and building businesses, churches and communities, despite laws designed to segregate, terrorize, and disenfranchise them. White supremacy prevailed, but did not destroy, the spirit of the black community.

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Paperback, 224 pages
Published February 5th 2004 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published September 1st 1999)
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Kristina
Sep 10, 2010 Kristina rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
If you are interested in civil rights and this period of history, read this book. It's very informative, very specific and really made me ashamed to be a white person. It's amazing how inhumane people can be to their fellow humans. Very disturbing.
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Feb 19, 2009 Jessica rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Everyone, American History students
Recommended to Jessica by: Susan Nance
Shelves: school, 2009
This is one of the most important books I have ever read. I walked away with a greater understanding of something that I previously had little to no understanding of. This is a worth-while read for anyone.
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