Louisiana governor pardons Homer Plessy

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Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards granted a posthumous pardon for Homer Plessy, the Black man arrested for refusing to leave a whites-only train car in 1892.

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Louisiana is a southeastern U.S. state on the Gulf of Mexico. Its history as a melting pot of French, African, American and French-Canadian cultures is reflected in its Creole and Cajun cultures. The largest city, New Orleans, is known for its colonial-era French Quarter, raucous Mardi Gras festival, jazz music, Renaissance-style St. Louis Cathedral and wartime exhibits at the huge National WWII Museum.

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