Plessy v. Ferguson
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Homer Plessy bought a first-class ticket on the East Louisiana Railway. He sat in the whites-only car in violation of an 1890 Louisiana law mandating separate accommodations.
June 7, 1892
Separate but Equal is enforced.
What was the famous quote said by John Marshall Harlan about this case?
" Our constitution is color-blind."
Brown v Board of Education
What type of ticket and which railway did he buy a ticket for?
First class East Louisiana Railway ticket