The Children of white and colored races committed to the houses of reform shall be kept entirely separate from each other.
This law, passed in Kentucky during the 1900s, caused African American children to have a major disadvantage to whites. The separation of reform schools caused there to be a poorer reform method for blacks than whites. The law allowed black children to be unfairly treated in the houses of reform, more so than white children.
All passenger stations in this state operated by any motor transportation company shall have separate waiting rooms or space and separate ticket windows for the white and colored races.
This law, passed in Alabama during the 1900s, compelled black residents to take seats apart from whites. During the early 1950s, not a single white person man and woman alike had to stand on a Montgomery bus. This law implied that African American people were inferior and less important than whites in social aspects.
The Board of Control shall see that proper and distinct apartments are arranged for said patients, so that in no case shall Negroes and white persons be together.
This law, passed in Georgia during the 1900s, put already mentally disadvantage African American patients at an even bigger disadvantage to white patients. This segregation law allowed for better treatment of whites and poorer treatment of blacks, and prevented blacks from being able to be treated to the extent they require. Because of this, African Americans in Georgia would not get well as fast or at all, and therefore unable to provide for themselves or their family.
During Jim Crow times, the different aspects of the media portrayed African Americans as savage and inferior, and this lead to expectations on how African Americans should act in everyday life.