This is a chronicle of the timeline of denial of access and inhumane treatment that African-American/Blacks had to endure in these United States of America. In spite of monumental barriers, dehumanizing acts of terror and gross injustices committed against African-American/Blacks, we are still STANDING. When the “Most High” is with you, survival is a foregone conclusion…
Virginia Prohibits School Desegregation
A Virginia law prohibits black and white children from attending the same schools. The measure will be renewed in 1882, 1902, 1930, 1956, and 1958.
Tennessee Restricts Schools
A Tennessee law prohibits black and white children from attending the same schools. The measure will be renewed in 1873, 1901, 1925, and 1932.
West Virginia Constitution Restricts Schools
The West Virginia Constitution is amended to state, “White and colored persons shall not be taught in the same school.”3 In 1873, 1901, and 1931, the state legislature will create laws to enforce the constitutional mandate. Continue reading The Jim Crow Timeline 1870 to 1875