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Plessy v. Ferguson becomes a landmark United States Supreme Court decision approving racial segregation in public facilities.  In Plessy v. Ferguson, the Supreme Court established the "separate but equal" doctrine for railway travel.  According to RealtorŪ Online Magazine the  doctrine was soon adapted more broadly to race relations and was used by some real estate practitioners to justify steering homebuyers to certain neighborhoods.

 
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