TITLE

Race, Color Blindness, and the Democratic Public: Albion W. Tourgee's Radical Principles in

AUTHOR(S)
Elliott, Mark
PUB. DATE
May 2001
SOURCE
Journal of Southern History;May2001, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p287
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the historical context of the Plessy versus Ferguson Supreme Court case in 1896, which marked the last efforts to establish an interracial democratic public in the United States. Reconciliation of white supremacy with an amendment to protect from race discrimination; Understanding of the historical origin of color blindness; Frustration of the crusade for racial justice.
ACCESSION #
4574727

 

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