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Racism in the South During the 1930's

Summary: African Americans were the primary target of most racist acts back in the 30's however there was also a lot of racism towards the Chinese and other such races new to America. African Americans came up with ways to fight for their rights as well as to help support each other. Many African Americans gathered in churches and held many protests. This was their effective and nonviolent way of dealing with their lack of civil rights.
In the early 1930's many races were still treated as inferiors. Not only were African Americans discriminated against but also many of the more oriental groups were treated the same way, more so in the south than the north. White Americans still had a better life than the minorities even though the depression greatly affected them as well. African Americans, despite the rights they were supposed to have, were still having a major struggle with many of their rights being denied. Attempts were often made to try an intimidate them and suppress their rights. There were also many old customs that had not faded that involved restricting the rights of African Americans. For example, it was considered wrong for an African American to question and judge white people. Many rights of African Americans were completely ignored.

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