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Day 13 Notes - -1830 Thomas “Daddy” Rice “Jump Jim...

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Day 13 Notes ♫ It Doesn't Matter if You're Black or White How did Jesus Become White Folks? Jewish initially not seen as white for religious and economic reasons -Jesus only Southeastern European group coming from urban, commercial, and manufacturing backgrounds -Jesus 1 st white ethnic group to enter college in significant #’s -Antisemitism “normal” in elite college culture -Post-WWII: Jewish opportunities expanded 1944 G.I Bill -Most Massive affirmative action program -Money during job search, loans to open up businesses, low interest loans, and educational benefits -Helped mostly white males GI’s Basic Concepts -Institutional Discrimination: The denial of opportunities and equal rights to individuals and groups that results from the normal operations of Society -Segregation: The legal or social practice of separating people on the basis of their race or ethnicity -1896: Plessy Vs. Ferguson- US Supreme Court decision that established “Separate but equal” doctrine -1870-1950: Jim Crow Segregation
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Unformatted text preview: -1830 Thomas “Daddy” Rice; “Jump Jim Crow” How to Create Segregated Neighborhoods-Redlining: The practice of lenders refusing to lend money or extend credit to borrowers in certain “struggling” areas of town.-Reverse Redlining: occurs when a lender or insurer particularly targets minority consumers, not to deny them loans or insurance, but rater to charge them more than would be charged to a similarly situated majority consumer-Restrictive Covencuts:-Block busting: the efforts of real-estate agents and real-estate speculators to trigger the turnover of white-owned property and homes to African Americans-Racial Steering: Refers to the practice engaged in by some property owners, brokers, and managers of serering white home and apratments seekers into white areas, while steering equally credit worthy black prospects into black and racially changing areas Domino Effects of Segregation-White Flight-Decreasing property calue...
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