The History of Jim Crow
- How did the term Jim Crow come about?
- Does the term have a single meaning? If so, what is that meaning? If not, what are the multiple meanings? Give some examples.
- How and when was Jim Crow dismantled?
- What are some of the legacies of Jim Crow today?
Jim Crow of the North – Full-Length Documentary
- What is a racially restrictive covenant? What do racial covenants achieve?
- Based on the video, what likely prompted to the very first racial covenant in May of 1910?
- What scientific era influenced the language, and therefore ideas, used in racial covenants?
- What was the Supreme Court case that addressed the issue of racial covenants? What was the outcome? Was it effective?
- What was the consequence for a homeowner who broke the racial covenant?
- What impact has housing discrimination had on wealth accumulation for African Americans?