Racism in 1930's

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RACSIM IN 1930’S AMERICA
RACSIM IN 1930’S AMERICA

In the early 1930's many races were still treated as inferiors. It was not only African Americans discriminated against but also many of the more ethnic groups were treated the same way, more so in the south than the north.
White Americans had a better life than the minorities. It was considered wrong for an African Americans (Black People) to question and judge white people. Many rights of the black people were completely ignored. They were also treated as lower class citizens.
In 1930 racism was the most horrible thing because no black person was allowed to be near a white person and they had different rights. Black people were called ‘Animals, Nigga, and Negro.
Black people faced many series of problem such as:
Black people didn’t have the same human right as white people, because they were seen as an inferior animal. They also were paid less than whites; formal education was not given to blacks, it was illegal for blacks to read books, go to any school or library.
Black people had separate washrooms, different schools they couldn't eat in establishments like restaurant, they were beaten, punished and accused.
The only jobs that blacks could do was work in the house of white people doing household chores like cleaning washing and farm/ yard work and cooking, black people were forced to say "yes sir" and 'Yes mum" to small white kids, black people were not allowed to be on public transport with white people.
During the war depression, war affected jobs in America and made loads of people unemployed but black males were the first to be affected by the job layoffs. They were expected to leave their jobs for the white people.
In 1930 racism happened in different places such as in Street and work places. This is an example of racism that used to happened in the streets, if a white woman or man was walking…...

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