Law of the land
American history, the U.S. Supreme Court, and things that change. Also, 7 other things worth your time.
I don’t know who else would be marking this, but next week will be the 128th anniversary of the day when a man named Homer Plessy bought a first class ticket for the East Louisiana Railway’s No. 8 train, traveling from New Orleans to Covington, Louisiana.
The South was segregated then, and Plessy took a seat in the “whites only” car. This was technically…
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