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Unpublished Paper
The Hypocrisy of "Equal but Separate" in the Courtroom: A Lens for the Civil Rights Era
ExpressO (2015)
  • Jaimie K. McFarlin, Harvard University
Abstract

This article serves to examine the role of the courthouse during the Jim Crow Era and the early stages of the Civil Rights Movement, as courthouses fulfilled their dual function of minstreling Plessy’s call for “equality under the law” and orchestrating overt segregation.

Publication Date
April 3, 2015
Citation Information
Jaimie K. McFarlin. "The Hypocrisy of "Equal but Separate" in the Courtroom: A Lens for the Civil Rights Era" ExpressO (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jaimie_mcfarlin/3/