12019-03-04T13:56:39-08:00Frances Willard House Museum396bd2bebf501b08ca215cf721fbba097eb2e1a2304252plain2019-03-04T14:26:53-08:00Frances Willard House Museum396bd2bebf501b08ca215cf721fbba097eb2e1a2Albion Tourgée was one of the most prominent white advocates for black civil rights in the 19th century US. A soldier, writer, and lawyer, he was well known for speaking out against lynching and segregation. He served as the lead attorney for the plaintiff, Homer Plessy, in a case challenging a Louisiana segregation law; the Supreme Court decision against them in Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) laid the foundation for decades of Jim Crow.
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12019-01-10T20:42:14-08:00Frances Willard House Museum396bd2bebf501b08ca215cf721fbba097eb2e1a2"Miss Hood's Protest" 29plain2019-02-27T14:21:50-08:00Frances Willard House Museum396bd2bebf501b08ca215cf721fbba097eb2e1a2