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Jim Crows Laws In this paper the discussion of Jim Crows laws is going to take place. The discussion of where it first emerged as well as why they were needed is also going to be discussed. The discussion will lead into what kinds of rights African American lost and how it affected their lives. “The term Jim Crow first emerged around 1830 by a white musician named “ Thomas "Daddy" Rice, blackened his face with charcoal paste or burnt cork and danced a ridiculous jig while singing the lyrics to the song, "Jump Jim Crow."” The word Jim Crow became a racial slur similar to black, colored, or Negro.” By the end of the century acts of racial discrimination toward blacks were often referred to as Jim Crow laws and practices. “On the eve of the Civil War, the Jim Crow idea was one of many stereotypical images of black inferiority in the popular culture of the day. By the end of the century acts of racial discrimination toward blacks were often referred to as Jim Crow laws and practices.” Before the emergence of the Jim Crow laws, African Americans enjoyed some of the
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