plessy v ferguson

Homer Plessy, Passed March 1, 1925

Editors’ Note: Excerpted from The New York Times, February 3, 2020.  Plessy v. Ferguson was a landmark 1896 U.S. Supreme Court decision that upheld the constitutionality of racial segregation under the “separate but equal” doctrine. By Glenn Rifkin When Homer Plessy… Read More ›