2009 - California Supreme Court rules in favor of love segregation.
1882-1969 - At least 3,446 blacks lynched by the majority in the US.
1942 - President orders internment of people with Japanese ancestry living in coastal areas.
1896 - US Supreme Court rules in favor of racial segregation
1890 - US Army kills 300 Lakota who refuse to stop doing the Ghost Dance and return to the reservation.
1860 - Proud Southerners launch war to defend practice of slavery.
1857 - Supreme Court rules that blacks are property and must be returned to their owners.
1852 - At the request of Gov. Brigham Young, the Territorial Legislature passes a bill legalizing slavery in Utah Territory, thereby establishing slavery outside of the South and foreshadowing future Mormon exercises in God-ordained persecution of minority populations.