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On this Day in American history, September 3, 1901 — Alabama’s New Constitution Bars Interracial Marriage and Mandates Segregated Schools

On September 3, 1901, Alabama adopted a new state constitution that prohibited interracial marriage and mandated separate schools for black and white children. The state constitutional convention’s primary purpose was to legally disenfranchise black voters and the new constitution included … Continue reading

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On this Day in American history, September 1, 1884 — Chinese American Child Denied Admission to Public School in San Francisco

During the week of September 1, 1884, Joseph and Mary Tape, immigrants from China who had lived in the United States for over a decade, attempted to enroll their eight-year-old, American-born daughter, Mamie Tape, in San Francisco’s Spring Valley School. … Continue reading

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