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ACLU: the American Civil Liberties Union, a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization that works to defend individual rights and liberties as guaranteed by the Constitution
affidavit: a written statement confirmed by oath to be used as evidence in court
Brown v. Board of Education: a 1954 US Supreme Court case that ruled that segregating public schools on the basis of race was unconstitutional
caste: the system of dividing society into different groups based on race or class, and determining who inherit or are excluded from privileges based on it
Emancipation Proclamation: an 1863 executive order issued by President Lincoln freeing slaves
Fourteenth Amendment: an 1868 amendment to the US Constitution providing equal protection and citizenship rights under the law
Jim Crow: the former practice of segregating black people in the United States
Mass incarceration: an American phenomenon of historically extreme high rates of imprisonment over a 40-year period
Minstrel show: entertainers with blackened faces that caricatured black people
Peremptory strike: a strategy lawyers use to "strike" potential jurors without offering a reason why
Pluralistic ignorance: a situation in which the majority of people privately reject a norm, but mistakenly assume everyone else accepts it, and therefore don't speak up
Reconstruction Era: period after the Civil War (1865–77) in which the former states of the Confederacy were brought back into the United States