Dallas College Segregation of African Americans Discussion

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raqnuofa

Humanities

Dallas College

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Your responses should be between 400-500 words (3-5 substantial paragraphs) in length and should be written with proper grammar, spelling, and sentence structure. Be sure to address each part of the prompt. Worth: 30 points

1. You are either a woman or African American (choose one) living in the United States during the late 19th century. You will write your post from the perspective of the "character" you choose.

2. Describe what you think the most important issue (problem) you face in this era.

3. Using what you learned in this Unit, be detailed in describing how you were affected by this issue.

4. Include names of important (historic) people that connect to your topic.

5. Describe what was being done or still needed to be done to address the issue.

6. Explain how you think the issue should be addressed so that positive change will occur.

7. In your conclusion (and from a present-day perspective), explain how this issue would eventually be handled and if there was improvement or not in regards to the issue.

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Running head: SEGREGATION OF AFRICAN AMERICANS

Segregation of African Americans

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SEGREGATION OF AFRICAN AMERICANS
As an African American living in the late 19th century, I experience segregation. Though
blacks and white live together, blacks cannot use the same social amenities as whites. I cannot go
to the library near my home because it is a white’s only library and I, therefore, have to travel for
a long distance to use the "colored library". I attend a school that has blacks only, where we are
overcrowded, use second-hand books, and only attend school for a few hours in comparison to
our white counterparts. This is because our school is underfunded and cannot afford to
accommodate many children at a time. Jim Crow laws (segregation laws) were enacted to ensure
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