Definitions for jim crow
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color bar, colour bar, color line, colour line, Jim Crow(noun)
barrier preventing blacks from participating in various activities with whites
a crowbar fitted with a claw for pulling nails
A legally sanctioned system of racial discrimination practised in the southern United States until declared unconstitutional in 1953 and further restricted by federal legislation, by means of which negroes were segregated and discriminated against in employment and in many places of public accommodation, such as parks, commercial establishments, and public transportation.
A World War II code name for patrols along the British coastline to intercept enemy aircraft, originally intended to warn of invasion in 1940.
Discriminatory against African Americans.
Segregated between African Americans and Caucasians.
A generic name for the Negro.
Southern United States racist and especially segregationist policies in the late 1800s and early to mid 1900s, taken collectively.
Origin: From the minstrel show song "Jump Jim Crow", written in 1828 by Thomas D. Rice, the originator of blackface performance.
A jim crow is a tool for bending rails, consisting of a U-shaped or V-shaped armature with a hefty screw rod in its axis. Deluxe models are outfitted with rollers for continuous bending.
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