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    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 Court’s 1896 Plessy v. Ferguson decision. The case served as…

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    Supreme Court Justice Melville Fuller

    Robert Fuller, Supreme Court Justice Melville Fuller’s great, great grand-nephew, spoke about the eighth chief justice who presided over Plessy v. Ferguson, which decision established the phrase…

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    Supreme Court Mistakes: Plessy v. Ferguson

    Professor Amar delivered his argument for including Plessy v. Ferguson in the “Hall of Shame” as one of the worst United States Supreme Court decisions. The 1896 decision concluded “separate but equal” provisions of state…

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    Plessy v. Ferguson Re-Argument

    Distinguished jurists heard a re-argument of Plessy v. Ferguson, the 1896 Supreme Court case in which the Court found that Louisiana did not discriminate against Homer A. Plessy when it refused to let him sit in…

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    Plessy v. Ferguson

    Justice Thomas spoke to the annual meeting of the Supreme Court Historical Society. In his remarks, he talked about the 1896 Plessy v. Ferguson case, in which the court created the notion of “separate but…

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    Plessy v. Ferguson

    At a conference on U.S. constitutional history, Ms. Berry spoke about struggle for civil rights since the Plessy v. Ferguson decision 100 years ago. She compared the state of civil rights…

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    Plessy v. Ferguson Today

    The duBois Institute hosted a conference marking the 100th anniversary of the Plessy v. Ferguson U.S. Supreme Court decision which was argued in April 1896. The case dealt with the constitutionality of…

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    Congressional Redistricting

    The duBois Institute hosted a conference marking the 100th anniversary of the Plessy v. Ferguson U.S. Supreme Court decision which was argued in April 1896. The case dealt with the constitutionality of…

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    Open Phones: Plessy v. Ferguson Centennial

    During a break between live sessions of the Plessy v. Ferguson Centennial forum, telephone lines were opened for viewer comments.

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    Open Phones: Plessy v. Ferguson Centennial

    During a break between live sessions of the Plessy v. Ferguson Centennial forum, telephone lines were opened for viewer comments.

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