Separate and unequal : Homer Plessy and the Supreme Court decision that legalized racism /Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf, 2005Edition: 1st Carroll & Graf ed.Description: xx, 396 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0786714905.Other title: Homer Plessy and the Supreme Court decision that legalized racism.Subject(s): Plessy, Homer Adolph -- Trials, litigation, etc | Segregation -- Law and legislation -- History. -- United States | Segregation in transportation -- Law and legislation -- History. -- Louisiana | United States -- History. -- Race relationsOnline resources: Publisher description
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Epoka University Library
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-365) and index.
Introduction : Emerging from Plessy's shadow / Mark H. Morial -- Chronology of major events in the history of civil rights in America -- Preface -- Interrupted journey -- Reconstruction promises never kept -- Carpetbaggers, scalawags, and redeemers -- Free people of color in New Orleans -- Plessy v. Louisiana : searching for precedents -- Fourteenth Amendment conspiracy -- En route to the Supreme Court -- Decision comes down -- Segregation without judicial restraints -- Walls begin to crumble -- Plessy finally meets its match -- Fifty years of integration : half measures and halting progress -- Appendix A : Plessy v. Ferguson, Decision by Justice H.B. Brown -- Appendix B : Plessy v. Ferguson, Dissent by Justice J.M. Harlan.