Promises Betrayed (1865 - 1896)

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Promises Betrayed (1865 - 1896)

55 mins

How did Jim Crow begin?

As Reconstruction ended, African Americans' efforts to assert their constitutional rights began to be repressed at every turn, betraying the promises of Emancipation. Southern whites were embolden by...

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Bill Jersey, Sam Pollard
California Newsreel