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  • Freedom Riders: American Experience

American Experience | Freedom Riders: Jim Crow Laws | PBS

Duration: 00:20
Program: Freedom Riders: American Experience #2311

The segregation and disenfranchisement laws known as "Jim Crow" created a system of racial apartheid across the American South for more than 75 years. The laws affected almost every aspect of daily life, mandating segregation of schools, parks, libraries, drinking fountains, restrooms, buses, trains, and restaurants.

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Post Date: January 25, 2011