In this letter to the Orlando Sentinel on August 11, 1955, she criticizes the 1954 Brown v.
Supreme Court rules railroad dining car segregation is unequal treatment and thus violates the Interstate Commerce Act. During her later years she became supporter of conservative causes.
(1724) These laws were among the earliest and most detailed regulations on the North American continent designed to govern both slaves and free blacks. Supreme Court rules that enslaved people are property protected by law in every state, that the enslaved are not entitled to use the courts, and that enslaved people and their descendants can never be citizens. This Congresstional measure freed all enslaved people in the District of Columbia. This proclamation issued by President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863, freed all enslaved people in the Confederate States or portions of those states that were not then controlled by Union forces.
The Deleted Passage of the Declaration of Independence (1776) This controversial passage of the Declaration authored by Thomas Jefferson condemning slavery was removed by the Continental Congress delegates gathered at Philadelphia. The Massachusetts State Judicial Supreme Court dismisses the suit filed by Boston parent Benjamin Roberts challenging his daughter's assignment to a racially segregated school. This measure, part of the Compromise of 1850, gave far more power to slave catchers and Northern law enforcement officials in capturing fugitive slaves. From that point forward the Union Army would free slaves.
This act, however, specifically provided funds to support black colleges and universities.
This measure gave more than 400,000 acres of coastal land in South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida to formerly enslaved people.
Tennessee Segregation (Jim Crow) Laws, This document lists all of the racially restricted legislation passed by the State of Tennessee during the 89 year Jim Crow era in that state. This act of Congress was the first attempt to protect the civil rights of the newly freed African Americans. These are among the first post-Civil War statutes designed to establish the rights and regulate the behavior of ex-slaves at the state level. These four measures enacted on March 2, March, 23, and July 19, 1867, and March 11, 1868, established the basic provisions for Congressional Reconstruction in the ex-Confederate states including allowing suffrage for African American men.
Constitution abolish slavery, declare former enslaved people citizens of the nation and give former enslaved males the right to vote.
Benjamin Banneker's Letter to Thomas Jefferson (1791) Banneker responds to Thomas Jefferson’s recently articulated views about the inferiority of the black race. Supreme Court rules that state officials are not required to capture fugitive slaves. The Utah Slave Code: An Act in Relation to Service (1852).
The Fugitive Slave Act (1793) This measure passed by Congress was one of the first examples of federal legislation regarding the institution of slavery. Utah’s Slave Code governing the relations between the enslaved in the territory and their owners, was enacted in February 1862.
The decision curtails the Civil Rights Act of 1875. The Michigan Supreme Court ruled that William Ferguson's civil rights were violated when he was expelled from a Detroit restaurant for refusing to dine in its "colored" section. Constitution of the American Negro Academy (1897) The American Negro Academy was an organization of black intellectuals devoted to the advancement of African Americans. Zfh36Uc William Hooper Councill's Letter to the White People of Alabama (1901).