Irene Morgan

Title

Irene Morgan

Description

Irene Morgan refused to give up her seat on an interstate bus. Eventually the case made it to the Supreme Court, which ruled that because of the Interstate Commerce Clause, Virginia could not enforce segregation on interstate transportation.

Date

1946

Format

JPG

Coverage

1940s

Original Format

photo

Description

Irene Morgan refused to give up her seat on an interstate bus. Eventually the case made it to the Supreme Court, which ruled that because of the Interstate Commerce Clause, Virginia could not enforce segregation on interstate transportation.

Date

1946

Coverage

1940s