Thurgood Marshall

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1: Thurgood Marshall was born in Baltimore, Maryland on July 2, 1908

2: How We Found Out | In 1926 Marshall graduated from Fredrick Douglas high school

3: In 1930 Marshall went to Lincoln University then later he wanted to go to the University of Maryland but they turned him down so instead he went to Howard University

4: In 1935 Marshall argue his first case and won it, Murray V. Pearson

5: In 1936 Marshall had joined the NAACP

6: In 1952 Marshall had argue the most important case of his career and it was the Brown V. Board of Education

7: On May 17, 1954 the Supreme Court had ban segregation in public schools and then George E.C. Hayes, Thurgood Marshall, and James Nabrit was congratulating each other

8: In 1967 Marshall was the first African American to serve on the Supreme court and he also led the civil rights revolution in the 20th century that changed the landscape of American Society and ended legal segregation

9: The sucess of the Brown case sparked the 1960s civil rights movement that had led to increased number of black high school and college graduates

10: In 1991 Marshall had retires from the Supreme Court then in 1993 he had died at the age of 85

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