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Explorations in Ethnic Studies
In the constitutional case of Gong Lum v. Rice (1927), the United States Supreme Court, composed entirely of Bok Guey (whites), adjudged Hon Yen (Chinese) to be in the same social classification as Lo Mok (blacks). The case, which pertained to "racially" segregated schools, reveals the problematic of law, race, and ethnicity.
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