Thursday, January 13, 2022

Louisiana Governor Posthumously Pardons Homer Plessy, of Plessy v. Ferguson's 'Separate But Equal' Ruling

After 130 years, the governor of Louisiana has posthumously pardoned Homer Plessy, a 19th century  activist whose arrest for refusing to leave a whites-only railroad car led a US Supreme Court ruling known as Plessy v. Ferguson, one of the most influential civil rights decisions to affect race relations in America during the 20th centurySee Full Story>

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