how did the case of Plessy v. Ferguson uphold legal segregation?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    It stated that racial segregation was acceptable as long as separate but equal facilities were provided. In Brown v Board of Education that overruled Plessy v. Ferguson the Supremes ruled that separate facilities were never equal and they weren't, by any measure.

  • 1 decade ago

    it ruled segregation was legal if the same facilities were provided for both blacks and whites

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