Unformatted text preview: Negro maids so the police arrested him accusing him of bastardy. What really caught my attention in this is how they forced him to marry her and when the child arrived it was evident that the child was white. But more than that they worked in a “hotel” which was nothing more than a whore house and with white men coming through all the time to meet with prostitutes for an hour or two how this is such a disgrace. Both the man and women were of African American descent but it is obvious the authorities did not want a black man to be with any women white or black. This really took me by surprise and showed me something that I was not aware of prior to reading this passage....
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- Fall '09
- White people, Living Jim Crow