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Jim Crow as Economic Oppression

The end didn’t justify the means

Photo by Trisha Downing on Unsplash

In the teaching of economics, to measure the effect of changes to the economy, you introduce one new factor and assume all other things stay the same. Multiple factors come into play in real life, and seemingly unrelated things cause ripples through the economy. After the enslavement of Black people ended in 1865, the American economy grew substantially…




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William Spivey

William Spivey

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