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jun 7, 1892 - June 7, 1892 Homer Plessy who came from a white descent (⅞ wite) boarded an Eastern Louisiana Railroad Train and sat in the whites-only section due to a test in order to challenge the Segregation Act. Due to being ⅛ black, he was mandated to go to the blacks-only section of the car. He refused and was later arrested and charged with violating state law.

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Plessy V. Ferguson

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jun 7, 1892
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~ 129 years ago
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