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TheNewJimCrowTheRebirthofCastePreservation through TransformationThe process through which white privilege is maintained though the rules and rhetoricchangeThroughout history, institutions used to control blacks collapse.Collapse is followed by a period of confusion and transition in which those who are mostcommitted to racial hierarchy search for new means to achieve their goals within the rulesof the game as currently defined.New systems of racial hierarchy are not spontaneous; they begin prior to the collapse ofthe previous order.Each new system is less encompassing but not progress is not linear.SlaveryFederalism was designed to protect the South and by extension the institution of slavery“American democracy rests on a racist fiction”Emphasized closeness between blacks and whites to facilitate monitoring
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