History in the First Person: Living Under Jim Crow Laws

What was it like to grow up in a segregated America? What did it mean when words like “equality” and “justice” seemed to have a different meaning for different people in American society? How were all people affected when treatment under the law could be so different?

Learn the answers to these questions and more as you interact with individuals who lived under Jim Crow Laws. View the archive of this program to learn of their struggles, hopes and dreams and see what connections you can find between your life today and their life so many years ago. To find a more detailed program description, a time-coded program agenda, program objectives, related national curriculum standards, pre and post-program learning activities, and other additional resources related to the program, click on the Educational Material tab.

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am