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Racism and the Law - The Legacy and Lessons of Plessy

by Gerald J. Postema

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitutional & administrative law,
  • Jurisprudence & philosophy of law,
  • Philosophy,
  • USA,
  • Constitutional,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • International,
  • History,
  • Law / General,
  • Law-Constitutional,
  • Law-International,
  • Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Plessy, Homer Adolph,
  • Segregation in transportation,
  • Trials, litigation, etc

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsG.J. Postema (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7808448M
    ISBN 100792346653
    ISBN 109780792346654

    What a White-Supremacist Coup Looks Like. In Wilmington, North Carolina, in , the victory of racial prejudice over democratic principle and the rule of law was unnervingly complete. The Washington Post’s Books to Read in The New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice USA Today, “New and Noteworthy” Read it Forward, Favorite Reads of January A Parade Magazine Pick "This book is distinctly Coretta's story particularly absorbing generous, in a manner that is unfashionable in our culture."—New York Times Book Review.

    Below is an excerpt from an article by Keith W. Medley (author of We As Freemen: Plessy v. Ferguson) about the organizing by the Comité des Citoyens that led to Plessy v. Ferguson. It is a powerful story of organizing, fundraising, the use of the media, legal strategies, and more.   Let's forgive 'Papa John' and give him a gift: lessons in black studies. He was just a babe when America baked Jim Crow segregation into the Author: Ricky L. Jones.

      Jim Crow laws were a set of "black codes" designed to perpetuate a system of racism and near-slavery for African-Americans, predominantly in the South. The Jim Crow laws existed from the end of the Civil War until the Civil ights movement -- nearly a century. Jim Crow laws represent a clear case of how racism becomes institutionalized.   Jim Crow laws were technically off the books, though that has not always guaranteed full integration or adherence to anti-racism laws throughout the United States. Sources The Rise and Fall of .


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Plessy v Ferguson () established racial segregation in American constitutional law for over fifty years and its moral and political legacy lives on, despite attempts in the United States to counter its devastating effects during the last half century.

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NICKEL / The Liberty Dimension of Historic and Contemporary Segregation Contributors BRUCE CHAPMAN, Professor of Law, University of Toronto JULES COLEMAN, John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence and Philosophy, Yale University MARK GEISTFELD, Professor of Law, New York University School of Law GREGORY G, Professor of Law, University of Southern California STEPHENJohn J.

O’Brien Professor of Law and Professor of. Racism in the United States has existed since the colonial era, when white Americans were given legally or socially sanctioned privileges and rights while these same rights were denied to other races and minorities.

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