American Racial Concepts and Plessy v. Ferguson

Bowie State University history professor Tamara Brown talks about the American concept of race and how it factored into the Supreme… read more

Bowie State University history professor Tamara Brown talks about the American concept of race and how it factored into the Supreme Court’s 1896 Plessy v. Ferguson decision. The case served as the legal basis for segregation until it was overturned in the Court’s 1954 Brown v. Board of Education ruling. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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American Racial Concepts and Plessy v. Ferguson

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Bowie, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Jun 28, 2014
Last Aired:
Jul 6, 2014

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  • Jun 28, 2014 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 28, 2014 | 11:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 06, 2014 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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