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Jim Crow

noun [U]     /ˌdʒɪmˈkrəʊ/ US  /-ˈkroʊ/ US old-fashioned disapproving
the laws and policies once used in the US to treat black people unfairly and to keep them apart from white people Systems of governmentRacial issuesRace and ethnicity
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