The experiences of living with de jure segregation in the South and de facto segregation in the North are recalled in vivid, first-hand accounts. Historical commentaries are interspersed with remembrances that are sure to stimulate discussions about racial segregation, its impact on society in general, and its influence on African American culture both in years past and today. A Kinocraft production and winner of several film-festival awards.
Part of “In the Land of Jim Crow,” a five-part series of programs that offer a historical look at the de jure and de facto segregation that left African Americans behind. Even after the abolition of Jim Crow laws, they continue to have an impact on U.S. society today.
27 minutes • Color