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Collection by Howard Taylor

Howard Taylor
Civil rights journalist Alex Wilson is kicked by an unidentified member of a white mob outside Little Rock, Photo by Will Counts. Little Rock, Kings & Queens, Non Plus Ultra, Public Enemies, By Any Means Necessary, Jim Crow, Black History Facts, Civil Rights Movement, Mo S

How Jim Crow worked

Understanding history is partly about understanding some of the dry facts of social sequence and cause and effect in the making of various periods of historical change. But it is also about coming to a more visceral understanding of the human realities of the events that historians describe. This is particularly true in the history of the American Civil Rights movement. How can we come to have a more vivid understanding of those events and social unfoldings? Most white Americans have a very…

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