Essays Tagged: "California Legislative Black Caucus"

civil rights in america

ssippi v Williams" (1898) shows how the Supreme Court allowed the Southern States to disenfranchise Blacks, effectively hindering the advancement of political equality. The plaintiff, Henry Williams, ... were white. Furthermore, Williams' lawyer went on to argue that the laws set by Mississippi denied Black citizens to serve on a jury, meaning they also couldn't vote. This was against the fourteenth ...

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Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History