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Plessy v. Ferguson

  By the end of 1877 southern states were replacing Reconstruction governments for more conservative ones. Improvements in the African American community were reversed as states began to pass their own laws discriminating...

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Emmett Till

His mother insisted in displaying his son’s body in a glass topped casket so that the world could...

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Southern Manifesto

What is the Southern Manifesto? In 1956 politicians from southern states issued the Declaration of...

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