History Stories
CATEGORY: Jim Crow
How the Nazis Were Inspired by Jim Crow
August 16, 2017

To craft legal discrimination, the Third Reich studied the United States. Read More

How Civil Rights Wade-Ins Desegregated Southern Beaches
July 21, 2017

In the 1950s, the beach wasn’t open to everyone. Read More

Mildred and Richard: The Love Story that Changed America
February 17, 2017

Find out how a couple in love brought forward the landmark case, Loving v. Virginia, which forever changed the color of marriage in the United States. Read More

The Green Book: The Black Travelers’ Guide to Jim Crow America
February 6, 2017

For nearly 30 years, a guide called the “Negro Motorist Green Book” provided African Americans with advice on safe places to eat and sleep when they traveled through the Jim Crow-era United States Read More