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Jim Crow Laws and American

By 1881, many southern states had passed new legislation which required separate accommodations for blacks in theaters, parks and public conveyances like taxis, buses and trains. These and other facilities became "Jim Crow" bathrooms, phone booths and even courtroom Bibles and signs were prominently displayed as either "Colored" or "White," indicating separate facilities for blacks and whites (Rabinowitz, 140)