Plessy v. Ferguson

The ruling in this infamous U.S. Supreme Court case stated that segregation was legal as long as the separate facilities were equal. But most people are more familiar with the name of the case than with the actual events that transpired around it.

Topics in this Podcast: U.S. civil war, racism, Supreme Court, Louisiana, U.S. history, 14th amendment, court cases, segregation, black history, American history, slavery, civil rights, Civil Rights Movement, 19th century, what the Civil War was about