segregation is allowed as long as equal facilitys are allowed
Homer plessy 1/8 black man who struggled to get along with other white people being 1/8 african american
homer plessy was arrested June 7, 1892 when trying to buy a ticket on East Louisiana Railway when a Policemen arrived and threw Plessy off the train and arrested him and threw him into jail.
Plessy v. Ferguson was an 1896 U.S. Supreme Court decision that upheld the constitutionality of racial segregation under the “separate but equal” doctrine. The case stemmed from an 1892 incident in which African-American train passenger Homer Plessy refused to sit in a car for blacks.