Separate and unequal : Homer Plessy and the Supreme Court decision that legalized racism / Harvey Fireside ; introduction by Marc H. Morial

Author(s): Fireside, Harvey
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Subjects: Segregation in transportation--Law and legislation--Louisiana--History
Segregation--Law and legislation--United States--History
United States--Race relations--History
Plessy, Homer Adolph--Trials, litigation, etc
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Carroll & Graf, c2004
LC Classification: K, KF
Physical Description: xx, 396 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction: Emerging from Plessy's Shadow / Mark H. Morial
Chronology of Major Events in the History of Civil Rights in America
Preface
Ch. 1. An Interrupted Journey 1
Ch. 2. Reconstruction Promises Never Kept 29
Ch. 3. Carpetbaggers, Scalawags, and Redeemers 57
Ch. 4. The "Free People of Color" in New Orleans 89
Ch. 5. Plessy v. Louisiana: Searching for Precedents 115
Ch. 6. The Fourteenth Amendment "Conspiracy" 143
Ch. 7. En Route to the Supreme Court 167
Ch. 8. The Decision Comes Down 193
Ch. 9. Segregation without Judicial Restraints 221
Ch. 10. The Walls Begin to Crumble 247
Ch. 11. Plessy Finally Meets Its Match 273
Ch. 12. Fifty Years of Integration: Half Measures and Halting Progress 303
App. A. Plessy v. Ferguson, Decision by Justice H. B. Brown 331
App. B. Plessy v. Ferguson, Dissent by Justice J. M. Harlan 345
Bibliography 359
Notes 366
Index 388
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Homer Plessy and the Supreme Court decision that legalized racism
Additional Authors: Morial, Marc H
Notes: ISBN: 0786712937
Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-365) and index
OCLC Number: 54021339
ISBN/ISSN: 0786712937