BI Historical Note

Fields, Cheryl D.
December 1999
Black Issues in Higher Education;12/09/99, Vol. 16 Issue 21, p29
Talks about the history of the United States' (US) system of separate but equal education. US Supreme Court's 1896 ruling in Plessy versus Ferguson; How the court realized that the South's interpretation of its decision in Plessy was unconstitutional; Impact of the signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.


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