White group of "superiors" that would bully mostly blacks. About 4 million members
Jim Crow Laws
Lasted on century. Laws on black segregation.
1889 Poll Tax
White rich pay $2 and blacks pay $200
Plessy vs Fergenson
Plessy was 7/8 white and 1/8 black. He tried to get on a white train as a test and he got told to leave. The USSC ruled the case unconstitutional.
NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) founded. Created for less discrimination.
Woman said a black had beaten her when it was her white lover. People came to Rosewood to kill negroes since they had beaten her. 7-9 people died in this.
Brown vs Board of Education
Negroe's bus stop was far so kids tried going to white bus stop since much closer. The negroes weren't able to go to the white school so Brown took the case to the USSC. The USSC ruled the case unsonstitutional.
Rosa Parks bus boycott
Rosa Parks didn't give her seat up to a white man when told and was arrested.
MLK gave speech about black's fair and equal rights.
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Outlawed major forms of discrimination against races, ethnicity, etc.
Controversy over if flag represented old government