2 Answered Questions for the topic 1930s
Was being in the KKK politically/socially acceptable in early 1900's American South?
This question was inspired by the movie _O Brother Where Art Thou_, set in Mississippi in 1937. While the events are clearly fictional, the film draws a lot of historical inspiration from real... more
How were blacks excluded from juries in the US southern states in the 1930s?
As I am in the process of re-reading Harper Lee's *To Kill a Mocking Bird*, I did a bit of elementary research on the subject of jury selection in Alabama. I discovered that in the *Scottsboro... more