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We as Freemen: Plessy V. Ferguson

We as Freemen Plessy V Ferguson We as freemen still believe that we were right and our cause is sacred Statement of the Comiti des Citoyens FINALIST AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION S SILVER GAVEL BOOK AWARD An excellent comp

  • Title: We as Freemen: Plessy V. Ferguson
  • Author: Keith Medley
  • ISBN: 9781455617234
  • Page: 440
  • Format: Paperback
  • We, as freemen, still believe that we were right and our cause is sacred Statement of the Comiti1 2 des Citoyens, 18962004 FINALIST AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION S SILVER GAVEL BOOK AWARD An excellent complement to the scholarly works of Charles A Lofgren, Otto H Olsen, and Brook Thomas, this remarkable read is recommended for public and academic library collections We, as freemen, still believe that we were right and our cause is sacred Statement of the Comiti1 2 des Citoyens, 18962004 FINALIST AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION S SILVER GAVEL BOOK AWARD An excellent complement to the scholarly works of Charles A Lofgren, Otto H Olsen, and Brook Thomas, this remarkable read is recommended for public and academic library collections Library JournalIn June 1892, a thirty year old shoemaker named Homer Plessy bought a first class railway ticket from his native New Orleans to Covington, north of Lake Pontchartrain The two hour trip had hardly begun when Plessy was arrested and removed from the train Though Homer Plessy was born a free man of color and enjoyed relative equality while growing up in Reconstruction era New Orleans, by 1890 he could no longer ride in the same carriage with white passengers Plessy s act of civil disobedience was designed to test the constitutionality of the Separate Car Act, one of the many Jim Crow laws that threatened the freedoms gained by blacks after the Civil War This largely forgotten case mandated separate but equal treatment and established segregation as the law of the land It would be fifty eight years before this ruling was reversed by Brown v Board of Education.Keith Weldon Medley brings to life the players in this landmark trial, from the crusading black columnist Rodolphe Desdunes and the other members of the Comiti1 2 des Citoyens to Albion W Tourgee, the outspoken writer who represented Plessy, to John Ferguson, a reformist carpetbagger who nonetheless felt that he had to judge Plessy guilty.

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    1. Recommended by our tour guide in New Orleans as an examination of the context within which Plessy vs. Ferguson took place.

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