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.

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