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Keith Weldon Medley

WE AS FREEMEN - Plessy v. Ferguson

WE AS FREEMEN - Plessy v. Ferguson
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Published by Pelican Publishing Company
May, 2003
Keith Weldon Medley brings to life the players in this landmark trial, from the crusading black columnist Rodolphe Desdunes and the other members of the Comite des Citoyens to Albion W. Tourgee, the outspoken writer who represented Plessy, to John Ferguson, a reformist carpetbagger who nonetheless found Plessy guilty. The U.S. Supreme Court sustained the finding, with only John Marshall Harlan, a Southern associate justice, voting against the decision.
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