The Shameful Phenomenon of Sundown Towns

The Shameful Phenomenon of Sundown Towns

Black History Buff Podcast · 2021-05-03

What are Sundown Towns?

A sundown or sunset town was a city, town or neighbourhood in the US that excluded non-whites after dark. The term sundown came from the signs that were posted at the Towns borders stating "Negro, Don't Let the Sun Set On You Here." A stark warning that let blacks know we had to leave by sundown. To learn more listen to this informative mini episode.

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