Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Treatment of Colored

African-Americans moved to segregated places in the south but by the 1900s many moved to the North where they had better paying jobs and social equality. Little did they know discrimination was also in the North. Sometimes it became violent in the workplace due to the competition. Violence erupted after a black man killed a policeman when he thought the police officer was mistreating his wife. Word of the killing spread and whites retaliated attacking blacks. But blacks weren't the only ones that faced discrimination.In the late 1800s Mexicans earned a living by working on the railroads where they worked in the Southwest.

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