Exercise 2

August 18, 2016 9:06 pm Published by

Key Question: Has the criminal justice system historically operated differently for black citizens than white citizens?

Examine the section called “Treading the Tightrope of Jim Crow”.

Discussion Questions:

  • How do the following related to criminal justice?
    • Scottsboro Boys
    • Recy Taylor and Gertrude Perkins
    • Jeremiah Reeves
    • Emmett Till
  • Did these individuals receive justice?
    • What does it say about racism and segregation that justice was denied these individuals?
  • How did Rosa Parks fight for their justice?


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