"Last week, a white man was finned for shooting a rabbit out of season. But of course, its safe to murder n****s..."
This new pastor is awfully radical.
That mans' aught to be careful; The Klan is out lynching folks like that.
Hand over the poll tax.
This is Jimmy. He sat there in between his parents listening to this new guy, Vernon Johns. His parents looked shocked as this man talked about the injustice of segregation.
As they walked down the street the spectacles of "Colored Entrance"(s) or "White only!" signs flooded the town. They all know that the Jim Crows are not lenient. The Black Codes felt like a step back from what had been achieved.
Later that day Jimmy's father went to vote. The man demanded a tax and that he took a Literacy Test. As freedman he was allowed to vote if his father and grandfather had voted. This was called grandfather clauses.