Elk Grove News Minute - Vestiges of Jim Crow in Elk Grove

Alabama Governor Geroge Wallace said in 1963
"segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever." | 

The history of Jim Crow laws in the United States, which included voters suppression, is among many blemishes on America's legacy. Through the hard work of civil rights activist, Jim Crow laws were removed, but vestiges and the attitudes that enabled the segregationist laws have not disappeared.  

Even though it is touted for its diversity, the same mentality that institutionalized Jim Crow lingers in modern Elk Grove. 


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