Steeped in History: Plessy vs. Ferguson—The Corner of Press & Royal

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] Even though slavery was abolished in the United States in 1865 and the 14th Amendment granted citizenship rights to anyone born or naturalized in the United States, including freed slaves, racial discrimination did not end. In fact, states continued to enact arbitrary and subjective laws that discriminated against African Americans. In Louisiana,...