This site provides teachers and students with free resources and activities to support the teaching of landmark Supreme Court cases. Street Law, Inc. developed LandmarkCases.org with funding from the Supreme Court Historical Society.
The Plessy and Ferguson Foundation is committed to teaching the history of the landmark case, Plessy v. Ferguson, its historic impact on African Americans, and how we can learn from the past to create a more just and equitable future.
Companion website to a four-part documentary under the same title that explores segregation from the end of the Civil War to the dawn of the modern civil rights movement. Discusses lynchings and beatings, demeaning treatment, and a life of subordination for Southern blacks that was maintained by white supremacist laws and customs known as "Jim Crow." The site provides series background, an interactive timeline, biographies of the most influential leaders, lesson plans and student activities, and an extensive list of links to related resources.