Homer Plessy one step away from a posthumous pardon more than century after Plessy v Ferguson

Plessy’s case led to the “separate but equal” doctrine and the Jim Crow laws regarding segregation of other public places like parks and restaurants.

On Friday, the Louisiana Board of Pardons on Friday voted unanimously in favor of a pardon for Plessy, who died in his 60’s in 1925. Gov. John Bel Edwards’ signature would make the pardon official….

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