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The Nazi Olympics: Berlin 1936
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"Jim Crow" America
This building bears the name “Rex Theatre for Colored People,” showing the racial segregation of cinemas in Leland, Mississippi (U.S.). June 1937.
This building bears the name “Rex Theatre for Colored People,” showing the racial segregation of cinemas in Leland, Mississippi (U.S.). June 1937.
—USHMM #22529/Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Howard University students in Washington, D.C., demonstrate in 1934 in favor of anti-lynching laws, to protect Blacks from murder by racists.
Howard University students in Washington, D.C., demonstrate in 1934 in favor of anti-lynching laws, to protect Blacks from murder by racists.
—USHMM #22531/UPI/Bettmann/CORBIS
A storefront window in Lancaster, Ohio (U.S.), a small town 40 miles southeast of Ohio State University, where Jesse Owens trained. The sign in the window says: “We Cater to White Trade Only.” 1938.
A storefront window in Lancaster, Ohio (U.S.), a small town 40 miles southeast of Ohio State University, where Jesse Owens trained. The sign in the window says: “We Cater to White Trade Only.” 1938.
—USHMM #22530/Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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