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Black Americans Historiography

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#1 shannondoc

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Posted 14 April 2011 - 12:55 PM

Does anyone know any historiography that i could use in my extended essay, my question is:

To what extent were the inequalities faced by Black Americans in the 1920s and 1930s due to the activities of organisations like the kkk?

#2 MrJohnDClare

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 09:58 AM

This google book is quite a simple but thorough overview.

This is an enthusiastic article about the 1920s,and you may like this about the 1930s.

Do a google search on "Jim Crow Laws", and check out sharecroppers.

The KKK were the outrageous extreme of racism, but your essay - after it has described their activities - needs to talk about all the other discriminations, oppressions and belittlements that Black Americans lived under, day after day of their everyday lives.

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