McLaurin v. Oklahoma State Regents (1950)

One of two segregation cases heard by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1950, McLaurin v. Oklahoma State Regents helped establish early desegregation precedent in higher education and professional schools, precedent that proved essential to overturning Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954). However, the ...

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