Plessy Vs . Ferguson
Who : John H . Ferguson of the Criminal Court of Justice for New Orleans.
Plessy V. Ferguson set the foundations of racial equality and the end of segregation in America.
Where : Louisiana
When ? May 18, 1896
What ? Supreme Court decision upholding the constitutionality of state laws.
How ? It passed in 1890 "providing for separate railway carriages for the white and colored races.