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jim crow some people today are still going along with the jim crow laws because they were brought up to think that way, but do you think that the Jim Crow law was right, (seperate but equal), but...

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some people today are still going along with the jim crow laws because they were brought up to think that way, but do you think that the Jim Crow law was right, (seperate but equal), but really how can you  be separate and still equal. and was Jim Crow a person or just a law named that.?

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Ironically, Malcolm X at one time wanted a separate nation for blacks. But, such arrangements are not really feasible.  In the history of the human race, equality does not exist among races as post #3 states since no one race really wants to be equal to another.  There has, instead, always been the conflict between the weak and the strong.  Whoever is in charge, makes the rules and names them whatever euphemism sounds good.

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And remember that separate in terms of the Jim...

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