Why do some Black leaders such as the late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood

Why do some black leaders such as the late supreme

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1.Why do some Black leaders, such as the late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, refer to theoriginal (unamended) U.S. Constitution as “a racist document?” 2.What was the significance of the Dred Scottdecision?3.How did the Reconstruction Era Amendments (13-14-15) change the legal position of Black Americans?4.How did the South legally circumvent the 15thAmendment?5.What were “Jim Crow” laws? 6.What was the significance of “separate but equal doctrine” (Plessy v. Ferguson )? 7.How did the doctrine erode over time? 8.What did the Supreme Court decide in cases involving segregation at three state universities (Gaines v.Canada, McLaurin v. Oklahoma Regents and Sweatt v. Painter)?

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