25. Jim Crow Actually Aided Her Defense
Jim Crow laws, which outlined and enforced numerous forms of racial segregation in the US, are a terrible stain on our country’s history. However, in one specific case involving Dorothy Dandridge, they really aided a Black person’s defense. Dandridge was able to point to the segregation rules in force at the hotels named in the Confidential exposÃ© as proof that she would not possibly have been admitted to the hotels for trysts.