Blackface and Minstrel Dances
Some of the ways the whites discriminated and stereotyped the black male was by creating a caricature called "blackface" and also used as the figure for Jim Crow. In the video below, it shows one of these minstrel dances where a white man dressed up as a stereotypical blackface character dances around like an idiot.
Politics & laws in Jim crow
The picture above is the most prominent caricature of Jim Crow and as seen, he is a black, poor man with exaggerated features.
~Jim Crow laws~
Jim Crow laws were pieces of legislation written by state representatives recognized by the government to further increase the serperation of whites and blacks in everyday life.
Some of these laws included:
More can be found from the same website here
Most of those in favor of white supremacy voted for the Democratic Party. At the time, the Democratic Party promoted that the white working class male be treated much better than the black male because the amount of work the white put in.
The Republican Party was the party that consisted mostly of black politicians that fought for equality in states that need it. As seen in the picture above, the democrats promoted themselves for the white man, and the republicans for the negro with a caricature of a black male.
Economy in the Jim Crow era