outline_for_Brown_decision_lecture__rev. - CONDITIONS FOR...

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CONDITIONS FOR AFRICAN-AMERICANS (1930s-1950s),   NAACP’S LONG ROAD TO OVERTURN “SEPARATE   BUT EQUAL” LAWS,      BROWN V. BOARD OF       EDUCATION            REACTIONS  (1944) ……… Were core American values necessarily at odds  with the Jim Crow system? ……. Did Southern whites feel morally “conflicted” by  the region’s continued oppression of African- Americans? CONDITIONS FOR AFRICAN-AMERICANS, 1930s-1950s --massive black migration to Northern, Western cities  during 1930s & World War II --Northern “de facto ” (by private action) segregation vs.  Southern “de jure ” (mandated by law) segregation
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(distinction breaks down looking at Northern state  Flint, Michigan)) --from 1940-early 1950s:  black earnings jumped from  40% to 60% of median white-family income
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course HIST 021 taught by Professor Coohill during the Spring '07 term at Penn State.

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