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Origin of Jim Crow
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How to use Jim Crow in a sentence
This mass incarceration is destroying the Black community -- it is, as Michelle Alexander writes, the New Jim Crow.We Need More Ferguson-style Grand Juries|Kaimipono Wenger|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thus, during Jim Crow, black men were routinely hanged, castrated, and lynched for alleged sexual assaults against white women.No Wonder Cosby's Keeping Quiet: He Could Still Be Prosecuted|Jay Michaelson|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Each working in its own way was essential to ending Jim Crow in the South.Honoring The Late John Doar, A Nearly Forgotten Hero Of The Civil Rights Era|Gary May|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Slowly, still falteringly but inexorably, Jim Crow justice was disappearing in the South.Honoring The Late John Doar, A Nearly Forgotten Hero Of The Civil Rights Era|Gary May|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
America has obviously made tremendous progress since the days of Jim Crow, Bull Connor, and voter intimidation at the polls.There's No Such Thing as 'Black America'|Ron Christie|August 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She has about as much intention of eloping with him as a little girl might have of eloping with a pasteboard Jim Crow.
If you were to have a frank explanation with her, Blanche would very soon throw Jim Crow out of the window.
Then—quick as a wink—there was another loud noise, just like that day when Jim Crow fell in the cornfield.Seven O'Clock Stories|Robert Gordon Anderson
From the Jim Crow a drowsy porcupine trundled away bristling.Blazed Trail Stories|Stewart Edward White
No air was ever at the same time so silly and so successful as "Jim Crow."The Book of the Bush|George Dunderdale
British Dictionary definitions for Jim Crow
- the policy or practice of segregating Black people
- (as modifier)jim-crow laws
- a derogatory term for a Black person
- (as modifier)a jim-crow saloon
Derived forms of jim crowjim-crowism, noun
Word Origin for jim crow
Cultural definitions for Jim Crow
A descriptive term for the segregation of institutions, businesses, hotels, restaurants, and the like. It also refers to the laws that required racial segregation.