Afro History Today in Afro History ! The U.S. Supreme Court upholds the separate but equal decision in Plessy vs. Ferguson in 1896. written by Marc Alexander May 18, 2019 English: The corner of Press and Royal Streets, where the memorial to Plessy v Ferguson stands (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Side one of the memorial in New Orleans, Louisianna of the Plessy-v-Ferguson memorial located at the corner of Press St & Royal St (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: upclose veiw of the Plessy v Ferguson memorial in New Orleans (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Thurgood Marshall is nominated to become the first Afro American on the U.S. Supreme Court in 1967 !Today in Afro History ! Thurgood Marshall bcomes the first Afro American U.S. Supreme Court Justice in 1967 ! Guinea declares its independence from France in 1958 !Today in Afro History ! U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall retires in 1991 !Today in Afro History ! The Apollo Theater opens in Harlem in 1934 !Today in Afro History ! Kwame Nkrumah, the first president of Ghana passes away in 1972. Sierra Leone gains it’s independence in 1961 ! Togo gains it’s independence in 1960 !Today in Afro History ! The first elected president of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah is ousted in a military coup in 1966. Today in Afro History ! The U.S. Supreme Court upholds the separate but equal decision in Plessy vs. Ferguson in 1896. was last modified: May 1st, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! MLB player, Reggie Jackson ! Tennis Player, Yannick Noah ! NFL player, Vince Young ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Activist, Malcolm X ! Writer, Lorraine Hansberry ! NBA player, Kevin Garnett ! Singer, Grace Jones ! NFL player, London Fletcher ! NBA player, Mario Chalmers ! You may also like 9th Circuit: Chino Valley School Board’s Opening... July 26, 2018 Kartel juror denies party planned to celebrate... May 2, 2015 Last survivor of World War II unit... July 3, 2018 Fitzgerald to return for 15th season with... February 15, 2018 Sources: Raptors, Spurs finalizing Kawhi trade July 18, 2018 Updated NFL depth charts for all 32... May 7, 2018 Next for Bears? Helping Trubisky, find coach December 31, 2017 JTB takes huge stress ball to Times... November 20, 2013 Praiz: The last of a dying breed February 24, 2018 Source: Rams, Gurley agree to record RB... July 24, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.