Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

by

James Weldon Johnson

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The systematic policies of racial discrimination and segregation in the South that ensured a lower quality of life and fewer access to resources for black Americans in the 100 years after the Civil War.
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Jim Crow Term Timeline in Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

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Chapter 9
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...that evil is indissoluble: slavery turned into the Civil War, which turned into animosity and Jim Crow . “Modern civilization” has turned the poor anarchist, socialist, and resentful instead of ignorant; “modern... (full context)