Mr. Sumner at once took advantage of the debate, and turned it against Slavery and the Black Code.
The Black Code, of course, was abrogated after the Civil War.
To govern them, in 1724 a set of laws known as the Black Code was promulgated by the governor.
It is on account of Slavery, with the Black Code, which is its offspring.
It was a digest of the statutes of Jamaica relating to slavery—the famous, or rather infamous, Black Code of the island.
When I shall have power to dictate a Black Code, and strength to enforce it, no slave shall be abused nor given rum to drink.
Slavery and the Black Code were not to obtain license under any such terms.
any code or body of laws that limited the rights of former slaves after the Civil War but before the abolition of slavery
The Jim Crow Law is an example of black code.
local or state legal restrictions on black persons, free or slave; attested by 1840, American English, though the thing itself is much older.