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This booklet covers virtually each significant point of black lifestyles in Oklahoma, and surroundings it except different reviews of blacks within the nation is the emphasis the writer provides to social and cultural advancements withing the black neighborhood. the issues of way of life and the thrill and pleasures of dwelling are significant matters of the e-book, and the writer devotes a lot consciousness to the associations that gave power to lifestyles less than the approach of segregation.
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Journey toward hope. Bibliography: p. Includes index. 3. Title. 6'0049607382-7101 AACR2 Copyright © 1982 by the University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Publishing Division of the University of Oklahoma. A. First edition. Page v To Golda Page vii Contents Preface xi 1. Blacks in Prestatehood Oklahoma 3 2. The Shape of Jim Crow 34 3. Education for "Their Place" 60 4. The Sweat of Their Brow 86 5. Ballot Security and Party Allegiance 108 6. Dark Days of Ugly Violence 128 7. Social and Cultural Life Behind the Veil of Segregation 153 8.
The racial customs and policies of Oklahoma, however, have been more akin to those of the Deep South than to those of any other part of the nation. In discussing race many Oklahomans have been inclined to emphasize the differences between their state and those in Dixie. " The truth was, of course, that obtaining service in places reserved for whites was just as impossible for black Oklahomans as it was for black Mississippians in the days of segregation. The presence of outright violence and white brutality that attended the struggle for civil rights in the South, however, further buttressed the contention of some citizens that Oklahoma's racial policies were, and always had been, somewhat different from the Deep South.
Their protests reaped results; the school board gave them a school. Territorial policy eventually dictated separate educational institutions. From 1890 to 1897 the statutes provided for local option, with the decision to segregate determined by popular ballot at the county level. In 1893 this policy came under attack when Guthrie denied two black children admission to the city's white schools. Black parents, however, failed in a suit to have the local option law overturned. The court that heard the case ruled that if schools were maintained on an equal basis, segregation was legal if approved by the voters.