Richard Wright (1908-1960)
"The Ethics of Living Jim Crow" (1937)

"Weel about and turn about
     And do jis so,
 Eb'ry time I weel about
   And jump Jim Crow"

See the Jim Crow Museum Web Site 
 

** Homework Questions ** (All #'s refer to paragraph numbers on the website ) 6:
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  • Why do Blacks in the South dread being caught alone upon the streets in white neighborhoods after sunset?
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  • In the hotel, why do the white prostitutes not care about being naked in front of the black bellboys?
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