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        The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Ned Cobb: Fighting for the Farmer

        In 1931, the Communist Party traveled to the South to fight racial segregation and unfair practices associated with sharecropping. Ned Cobb, an African American farmer, not only welcomed their presence, he also became president of the Sharecroppers Union to fight for the rights of poor black and white farmers. This video shows how Cobb paid the price in his fight for equality.

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