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. Jim Crow Brooklyn

. Jim Crow Brooklyn

Chapter:
(p.18) 2. Jim Crow Brooklyn
Source:
City Son
Author(s):
Wayne Dawkins
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781617032585.003.0002

This chapter describes events in Andy’s life in the 1950s, including his marriage to Jocelyn Clopton on October 15, 1949 and his employment as a checker in the loading department of F&M Schaefer Brewing Company. It also details the black struggle for better representation and recognition in New York City, and the increasing black population and worsening discrimination and segregation in Brooklyn.

Keywords:   blacks, Brooklyn, New York, marriage, F&M Schaefer, segregation

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