Civil Rights. 1950 - 1968. Where did legal segregation come from?. Plessy v. Ferguson The state of Louisiana enacted a law that required separate railway cars for blacks and whites. . Plessy v. Ferguson.
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1950 - 1968
President Lyndon B. Johnson got it passed.
-considering he was from the SOUTH, it was unusual that he supported reforms.
Born Malcolm Little in Omaha, NE in 1925.
-Father a Baptist minister who died when he was young.
- Drifted to Detroit, Boston, NYC and lived life of crime.
-Jailed by time he was 20.
John Kennedy and “Camelot”
1962 – 1963: Weird time in Oswald’s life.
Attempted Assassination of an anti-communist / segregationist.
Sometimes Pro-Castro ; Sometimes Anti- Castro.
Traveled to Mexico, New Orleans, back to Dallas.