In respect of civil rights, common to all citizens
"In respect of civil rights, common to all citizens, the Constitution of the United States does not, I think, permit any public authority to know the race of those entitled to be protected in the enjoyment of such rights."—Justice John M. Harlan, dissent in Plessy v. Ferguson

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