WEB EXTRA: Homer Plessy Gets Posthumous Pardon From LA Governor

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Homer Plessy was posthumously pardoned by Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards in New Orleans on Wednesday (1/5). Plessy, a Black man, was arrested in 1892, after refusing to move from a Whites-only train car. The Plessy vs. Ferguson Supreme Court case that followed focused on racial segregation laws and became well-known for the notion of "separate but equal."

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