Historic Images of African-American Life During the Depression
A man uses the 'Colored' entrance to a movie theater in Belzoni, Mississippi. Most public facilities were segregated by race in the former Confederate states of the south under Jim Crow laws enacted after the Civil War and throughout the first half of the 20th century. These laws were eventually overruled by the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Around the Web
- I Lost Weight: After Losing Her Father, Helen M. Ryan Lost 82 Pounds From THE HUFFINGTON POST
- Amy Adams' Bikini Body Isn't What You'd Expect, Actress Says (PHOTOS) From THE HUFFINGTON POST
- Journalist Michael Hastings Killed in Car Crash From SLATE
- How the NSA Plans to Prevent the Next Edward Snowden From SLATE