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3 SEGREGATION SIGNS (2 Paper, 1 Tin)

1.  Tin sign is 3×12″, with black letters on white background and says “Colored Served in Rear” and is in Very Good condition.
2.  Sign on yellowing paper is 5 1/2 x 12″.  74 more words

Segregation

The Help - By Kathryn Stockett

The Help, set in the early 1960’s in Jackson, Mississippi, recounts the lives of three women: Skeeter Phelan, an aspiring writer, Aibileen, a caring, loving maid who is raising her 17th white child, and Minny, an angry, outspoken maid who is fired for giving her employer a piece of her mind. 280 more words

Historical Fiction

2 HISTORIC "WHITES ONLY" MOTEL POSTCARDS & UNUSED LETTERHEAD

       

The Heart of Atlanta motel, located at 255 Courtland Street NE, was owned by Atlanta attorney Moreton Rolleston Jr.  Rolleston, a committed segregationist, refused to rent rooms at his hotel to black customers.  606 more words

Segregation

Seattle in Black and White: The Congress of Racial Equality and the Fight for Equal Opportunity


Seattle was a very different city in 1960 than it is today. There were no black bus drivers, sales clerks, or bank tellers. Black children rarely attended the same schools as white children. 22 more words

News

"I'm Sorry."

It’s been a tough couple of weeks. As a nation we have had so many things to process and work through. Mark Driscoll gets booted (rightfully so) from Mars Hill and Acts 29. 576 more words

Theology

1955 and 1958 NEGRO TRAVELER'S "GREEN BOOK"

This is the book African-Americans would use (when traveling) to know where to find a hotel or restaurant that would accept African-Americans.  The traveler’s guide has all cities and states, and includes the addresses for the facilities it recommends . 44 more words

Segregation

Sit Down and Shut Up

While discussing the issue of Ferguson, CNN invited commentators Marc LaMont Hill and Ben Ferguson on to debate about the issues. LaMont Hill discussed what we previously talked about here and that is the disparity of African American representation on the police force. 395 more words

Violence