We Consider The Underlying Fallacy Of The Plaintiff S Argument To Consist In The

We consider the underlying fallacy of the plaintiff’s argument to consist in the assumption that the enforced separation of the two races stamps the colored race with a badge of inferiority. If this be so, it is not by reason of anything found in the act, but solely because the colored race chooses to put that construction upon it…”

–Plessy v. Ferguson, 1896

Because of this Supreme Court decision,

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