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Sharecroppers

Sharecroppers

Sharecroppers were landless farmers in the Deep South primarily. Many sharecroppers were black, and the system allowed southern landowners to perpetuate many of the features of slavery even after it had been abolished by the Emancipation Proclamation and the 14th Amendment.


Watch the video: Lest We Forget: The Lost Stories of Southern Sharecroppers Full Documentary (January 2022).