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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Supreme Court Supreme Court Plessy Vs. Ferguson Plessy:In 1890, a new Louisiana law required railroads to provide equal but separate accommodations for the white, and colored, races. Extremely upset, the black community in New Orleans decided to test the rule. On June 7, 1892, Homer Plessy agreed to be arrested for refusing to move from a seat reserved for whites. In 1890, responding to Plessy's arrest was Judge Ferguson. Judge John H. Ferguson upheld the law that was in place. Based off of the decision that Judge Ferguson made the case of Plessy v. Ferguson was born and slowly moved up to the Supreme Court. NAACP NAACP NAACP HELPS OVER TURN THE ORIGINAL PLESSY DECISION. The NAACP's first battle with the legal system was a court case in the Supreme Court in 1915 against the grandfather clause, which was used by many southern states to prevent blacks from voting and another in 1927 against the all-white primary. The 1954 Supreme Court decision on the case that reached it firstBrown v. Board of Education of Topeka (Kansas)declared segregation in public schools to be unconstitutional. The NAACP helped push towards the Brown v. Board case, which in turn overturned the Plessy v. Ferguson case. Fought in U.S Supreme Courts. NAACP TO THE RESCUE! Then, drawing on extensive scholarly testimony showing the damaging social and psychological effects of segregation, the NAACP set out to prove that facilities separated according to race were unequal. Five desegregation suits were launched in different states (1950-1952). The Organiztion that Fights for Everyone. In 1950, the NAACP launched its campaign against the legal doctrinefirst established in Plessy v. Ferguson, 1896that separate but equal schools for black and white children were constitutional.In a series of cases, it demonstrated that separate facilities provided to black students were not equal to those for whites.