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Jim Crow Laws in Mississippi
By Katelyn

  • Blacks and whites could not get married (fine up to $500 and/or 10 years in prison).
  • Black people could not vote.
  • Everyone could use public transportation, but blacks had to be in the back.
  • Whites and blacks had to learn in different schools.
  • Everyone could use a taxi, but blacks and whites had to have separate rides.
  • Separate restrooms and waiting rooms were provided for blacks and whites.
  • Blacks had to enter hospitals in different entrances.
  • Blacks could not be public carriers (carry public mail).
  • Blacks had the right to testify.



Information from: http://www.jimcrowhistory.org/scripts/jimcrow/insidesouth.cgi?state=Mississippi

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