#1 Dred Scott. <br><br>In the Dred Scott decision the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court ruled<br><br>”[African Americans] had for more than a century before been regarded as beings of an inferior order, and altogether unfit to associate with the white race, either in social or political relations; and so far inferior, that they had no rights which the white man was bound to respect; and that the negro might justly and lawfully be reduced to slavery for his benefit. He was bought and sold, and treated as an ordinary article of merchandise and traffic, whenever a profit could be made by it.” https://www.acslaw.org/acsblog/no-rights-which-the-white-man-was-bound-to-respect<br><br>Still very much the law of the land. We will not vote, march or pray our way out of this. Nor will we find solutions exercising rights they are not bound to respect. Every day they show us. Every day we engage harder and sacrifice building our own.

#1 Dred Scott.

In the Dred Scott decision the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court ruled

"[African Americans] had for more than a century before been regarded as beings of an inferior order, and altogether unfit to associate with the white race, either in social or political relations; and so far inferior, that they had no rights which the white man was bound to respect; and that the negro might justly and lawfully be reduced to slavery for his benefit. He was bought and sold, and treated as an ordinary article of merchandise and traffic, whenever a profit could be made by it." https://www.acslaw.org/acsblog/no-rights-which-the-white-man-was-bound-to-respect

Still very much the law of the land. We will not vote, march or pray our way out of this. Nor will we find solutions exercising rights they are not bound to respect. Every day they show us. Every day we engage harder and sacrifice building our own.

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Dred Scott may have sparked the most famous of the U.S. Supreme Court decisions involving a St. Louis-area case, but there are several landmark decisions that the court has issued
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