The FIRST African-American Supreme Court Justice - The life of Thurgood Marshall #onemichistory

An explanation of the life of Thurgood Marshall?

Thurgood Marshall is perhaps best known as the first African American Supreme Court justice, He also had a profound contribution to the NAACP with his pursuit of racial justice and promoting racial equality during the civil rights movement. As a practicing attorney, Marshall argued a record-breaking 32 cases before the Supreme Court, winning 29 of them. During his 24-year term as Supreme Court justice, Marshall’s passionate support for individual and civil rights guided his policies and decisions. Most historians regard him as an influential figure in shaping social policies and upholding laws to protect minorities.


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Time Stamp
00:00 - [Intro]
06:14 - [Private Practice]
10:34 - [Murray v. Pearson]
14:15 - [Gaines v. Canada]
19:09 - [Texas White only primary case]
25:18 - [Brown v The Board of Education]
30:38 - [Second Court of Appeals]
33:20 - [Supreme Court]
36:58 - [Roe v Wade]
40:41 - [Was Thurgood Marshall an FBI informant?]

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