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City SonAndrew W. Cooper's Impact on Modern-Day Brooklyn$
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Wayne Dawkins

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9781617032585

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781617032585.001.0001

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. Jim Crow Brooklyn

. Jim Crow Brooklyn

(p.18) 2. Jim Crow Brooklyn
City Son

Wayne Dawkins

University Press of Mississippi

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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