Jim Crow Laws

by: Harrison Humphrey and Luke Hudson


There were laws that kept races separated in hospitals, intermarriage, barber, burial grounds, restaurants, armature baseball, parks, and bars


laws that kept black and whites separated and gave the white the power


The laws also began to establish “separate but equal” economic, educational and social policies that would discriminate against this race for years to come. Students will study segregation and Jim Crow laws, and the effect that they had on African Americans in Virginia after the Civil War and beyond.


Jim Crow laws were state and local laws enforcing racial segregation in the Southern United States. Enacted after the Reconstruction period, these laws continued in force until 1965