Jim Crow laws
state and local laws enforcing racial segregation in the Southern United States
Jim Crow laws were state and local laws that enforced racial segregation in the Southern United States.
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- The hundred-year period of racial apartheid and racial terrorism known as Jim Crow.
- Nikole Hannah-Jones, The 1619 Project (2019)
- To be in the margin is to be part of the whole but outside the main body. As black Americans living in a small Kentucky town, the railroad tracks were a daily reminder of our marginality. ... We had always to return to the margin, to cross the tracks, to shacks and abandoned houses on the edge of town. There were laws to ensure our return. To not return was to risk being punished.
- bell hooks, Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center (1984), Preface, p. xvii.
- The History of Jim Crow, Ronald L. F. Davis – A series of essays on the history of Jim Crow. Archived index at the Wayback Machine.
- Creating Jim Crow – Origins of the term and system of laws.
- Racial Etiquette: The Racial Customs and Rules of Racial Behavior in Jim Crow America – The basics of Jim Crow etiquette.
- "You Don't Have to Ride Jim Crow!" PBS documentary on first Freedom Ride, in 1947.
- List of laws enacted in various states
- Ferris University page about Jim Crow
- Voices on Antisemitism Interview with David Pilgrim, founder of Jim Crow Museum from the US Holocaust Memorial Museum
- Jim Crow Era, History in the Key of Jazz, Gerald Early, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri (esp. see section "Jim Crow is Born")
- Jim Crow Laws. National Park Service. Retrieved on November 17, 2010. Examples of Jim Crow laws
- Jim Crow Signs at A History of Central Florida Podcast