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Jim Crow

Jim Crow

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Jim Crow Statistics

By the Numbers

According to research conducted by the Tuskegee Institute, the number of black victims of lynching reported between 1882 and 1889: 534
...number of black victims of lynching reported between 1890 and 1899: 1,132
...number of black victims of lynching reported between 1900 and 1909: 791
...number of black victims of lynching reported between 1910 and 1919: 568
...number of black victims of lynching reported between 1920 and 1929: 28120

Since 1882, the year in which the highest number of black victims of lynching were reported: 1892 (161 lynchings reported)21

Number of Democrats elected to the presidency between 1860 and 1912: one (Grover Cleveland in 1884 and again in 1892)

In 1896, estimated number of blacks registered to vote in Louisiana: 130,000
In 1904, estimated number of blacks registered to vote in Louisiana: 1,34222

In 1910, estimated number of African-Americans residing in the ex-Confederate states of the South: 7 million
In 1910, estimated number of African-Americans residing outside of the ex-Confederate states of the South: less than 1 million23

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