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Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall (July 2, 1908January 24, 1993) was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, serving from October 1967 until October 1991. Marshall was the Court's 96th justice and its first African-American justice.

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Also on this day in 1908, our namesake Thurgood Marshall was born. Some key reading on his career:
If you want to be truly inspired watch the Vergara closing arguments by the next Thurgood Marshall.
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“Sometimes history takes things into its own hands.”. — Thurgood Marshall
What better way to honor Thurgood Marshall on his birthday today, than to pass landmark voting rights legislation? Let's
Thurgood Marshall’s work makes our work possible. Today, we celebrate his birth and his legacy.
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Thurgood Marshall was born on July 2, 1908, in Baltimore, Maryland. His father, William Marshall, the grandson of...
Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America
Thurgood Marshall on Pres. Eisenhower, in regard to civil rights: "moral leadership should come from the top executive of the government."
an interview with the first african-american Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall. still incredibly relevant.
ohh, I was out Gaithersburg and went to Thurgood Marshall
Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men's minds. - Justice Thurgood Marshall,
. And he is a clueless man. Not good enough to wear Thurgood Marshall's shoes.
ur comments abt clarence "uncle tom" thomas were ABSOLUTELY CORRECT! thurgood marshall is thrashing in his grave!
Can we compare judge Thurgood Marshall and judge Anthony Kennedy. Yes we can. They transformed USA
On this day in 1992, Thurgood Marshall delivered this Liberty Medal acceptance speech
"Take a chance, won’t you? Knock down the fences that divide. Reach out, freedom lies just on the other side." -Thurgood Mar…
Honoring Thurgood Marshall on his birthday, one of the original warriors for equal access to a quality education!
Thurgood Marshall delivered this Liberty Medal acceptance speech on July Fourth 1992.
What was Thurgood Marshall school name before?
Thurgood Marshall was my hero. He inspired me. Doesn't mean I don't respect what Martin and Malcolm did.
Thurgood Marshall having a picnic and football game. It at buffalo run park come in have fun
Those words spoken by Thurgood Marshall happened in 1992 - 205 years from the Constitution being signed in the very hall he spoke them in.
Just met Chief Justice Roberts and the widow of Thurgood Marshall!
High School graduation class of 2005! Yup it's been 10 years!! *** Thurgood Marshall academic…
Trust me. If Fredrick Douglas or Thurgood Marshall was on the $10 bill, US wouldn't replace them with a woman.. but its OK. Hammy was white.
Known as Mr. Civil Rights, Thurgood Marshall felt drawn to the movement & took over the NAACP legal team in 1938
On this day in 1967, appointed 1st African American, Thurgood Marshall, to Supreme Court. ht…
1963: Thurgood Marshall was nominated to the United States Supreme Court by President Lyndon B. Johnson
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Reading John A Kirk's article in & feeling proud to have known Sue Cowan Williams. Thanks to her, Thurgood Marshall, &
Just read an article about people who excelled in the Cape Cod league and misread "Thurman Munson" as "Thurgood Marshall."
Malcolm X, Thurgood Marshall, The Falcon... Best African American influential draft of all time
"No person in this stadium has lived a life untouched by the work of Thurgood Marshall & the lawyers of the legal defense…
Thurgood Marshall, some victims of Pan Am 103 terror incident victims, and the members of the Kennedy family R there. So Yes.
Just arrived at Thurgood Marshall High School for FRC Championships after driving 3 hours. time for a nap
Lincoln is the 1st historical black college. Thurgood Marshall is an Alumni.
I'll be rockin with the filipino youth coalition at Thurgood Marshall High School this Friday with and my ahki DJ
Thurgood Marshall received his high school diploma on this very stage, says Dean Weich.
I guess this is what Dr. King, Medgar Evers, and Thurgood Marshall wanted...
Did you know Thurgood Marshall '30 was an AALU leader? Learn more from Larry Gibson Esq., Keynote
Langston Hughes & Thurgood Marshall were classmates at the University of Lincoln in the 1920s.
Ben Carson. Condoleezza Rice. Thurgood Marshall. President Obama. We are more than incredible athletes
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Rained out but jumped on them early ! @ Thurgood Marshall High School
watch out guys he goes to THURGOOD MARSHALL
President Hammond of VSU and President Taylor of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund at the Honors Convocation!!
The winner of the Student Choice Award goes to at Thurgood Marshall Middle Prep!
Founded by the late Thurgood Marshall, has promoted, both inside & outside our courthouses, equal justice & opportunity.
I'm at Thurgood Marshall School of Law - in Houston, TX
Attention Albany State, applications for the Thurgood Marshall Leadership Institute is now open! Log…
Wonderful take on Trevor Noah. Thx for saying what needed saying. As Thurgood Marshall said "All our skinfolk ain't our kinfolk."
- Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport - what a mouthful no wonder they shorten it to BWI ;)
they also don't teach about the Brown Berets, the walkouts, how Gus Garcia went in front of SCOTUS before Thurgood Marshall.
Seen today in Arlington National Cemetery: gravesite of Justice Thurgood Marshall. "In recognizing…
my grandparents casually talking abt how they used to be friends with eisenhower's grandson and nixon's daughters and thurgood marshall. Ok
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*Answers tourguide's question about Thurgood Marshall*. "Well someone clearly got a 5 on their AP test"
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.nine-year-old brother knows who Thurgood Marshall is and that brings my heart a lot of joy.
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These wonderful young ladies made Pet Pal the beneficiary of their community service project at Thurgood Marshall...
.Cassidy Guthrie a worthy recipient of the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship.
Could someone write a play that's just one long conversation between Clarence Thomas and Thurgood Marshall? Thanks.
In honor of the late Thurgood Marshall and all of the leaders of justice and leaders in the HBCU community, encourage your members to wear …
In 1967 Thurgood Marshall became the first African American supreme justice his nickname was Mr. Civil rights we need more like him today ?
Reading about Barbara Jordan and Thurgood Marshall and of course reconsidering law school...
Thurgood Marshall academic high school is so big, far and hidden 😨
which tie into "an important but widely neglected speech" (by Thurgood Marshall
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And resident. “Thurgood Marshall was the Supreme Court’s 96th and first African-American Justice?
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Thurgood Marshall College Fund Partnering with Apple to Inspire the Next Generation of Talent: WASHINGTON, Mar...
Do you love your HBCU? Show your this month and help support the Thurgood Marshall College…
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Today in 1967 Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, is sworn in,
Dr. King. Thurgood Marshall. Will Packard. That's enough success for me. I'm not accepting the notion of pwis. Bye sir.
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Belated best wishes to our awesome BLSA trial team at national runoffs in Oregon. Word is they're doing well.
On the 41st day of Black History . We honor Thurgood Marshall✊. Thurgood Marshall was a courageous…
Always an amazing time when I can motivate scholars. Thanks Thurgood Marshall Academy.
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just reminds me how much I napped back then > MT Flashback Friday: Thurgood Marshall College dorm room.
♏♏ Apple to Donate $40 Million to HBCUs to Enhance Diversity in Computer Science: On Tues...
Thurgood Marshall Academy Public Charter High School is looking for a
Thurgood Marshall Middle Prep leadership team in Atlanta learning how to help teachers be better!
On Tuesday Johnny C. Taylor, President and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund stopped by…
Happy Friday Trojans! Here's an update on Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Dear Colleagues,. Ms. Renita Moore of...
Apple commits more than $40 million to Thurgood Marshall College Fund
Thurgood Marshall Memorial - first African American Supreme Court Justice appointed in 1967
Future Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall barely escaped his own lynching in 1946 for practicing…
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Rev: "Thurgood Marshall: Race, Rights & the Struggle for a More Perfect Union" on H-Law
Without Justice Thurgood Marshall and Adam Clayton Powell Jr minorities wouldn't have the liberties we enjoyed today we must not forget ?
Did you know that Thurgood Marshall's son is the CEO of the largest private prison company in the U.S.
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My favorite black history person was Thurgood Marshall, Supreme Court Judge.
Langston Hughes (sr) helped Thurgood Marshall (soph) reenroll at Lincoln after he was expelled for hazing
TONIGHT @ 8 -Mr. Civil Rights:Thurgood Marshall & the NAACP-Marshall's life in years leading up to the landmark Brown v. Board of Education.
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College Girls Rock Black History Facts: Thurgood Marshall is known as the first Black Justice of the…
On comparison to Thurgood Marshall, Ginsburg says he was an inspiration but adds that it make her uneasy b/c her life was never in danger.
RBG on being called Thurgood Marshall of the women's rights mvmnt: TM was a model of courage. I feel uneasy in the comparison.
"Thurgood Marshall was a model of courage," Ginsburg says. His like was in constant danger when he traveled in the south.
The first African-American to serve on the Supreme Court, Thurgood Marshall, is also known for winning…
Congratulations to Dawn DeCosta of Thurgood Marshall Academy on being named 2014's Marvin Maurer Spotlight Winner!
Thurgood Marshall was the first Black ever appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court. He served on the Supreme Court from 1967 t…
Thurgood Marshall was first ever appointed to the United States Supreme Court in 1966-1991.
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"In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute." ~Thurgood Marshall
July 13, 1965, Thurgood Marshall became the first black Solicitor General.
From the great, the eloquent and the esteemed Thurgood Marshall to the irrelevant Justice Clarence Thomas.
First Black Sup. Court Justice: Thurgood Marshall in 1967. Sandra Day didn't get there until the '81
in school doing this awesome research on Thurgood Marshall he was like the only black justice in the court
you know i had to pull out the Thurgood Marshall High School education type of speech
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Gotta love Thurgood Marshall. "Ownership does not always mean absolute dominion."
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What an intense game! Chillicothe nearly pulls it out, falling to Thurgood Marshall 53-49.
If you're an alum of Justice Thurgood Marshall Middle School, then you probably remember doing the Cha-Cha Slide during lunch
Reginald Lewis was building wealth. Thurgood Marshall knew law. Frederick Douglass knew some politics. So what do we need?
If they want to copycat, why not someone worthy, like Ben Carson, Dr. King, Frederick Douglas, or Thurgood Marshall?
Chillicothe vs Dayton Thurgood Marshall tonight. Gametime 7:30. Trust me, you don't want to miss this game.
East Tech Girls play St. Joe's out of WV on Friday , Dayton Thurgood Marshall on Saturday and Dayton Northmont on Sunday in Cincy.
Also, Dayton Thurgood-Marshall will be traveling to take on & the 5-2 Chillicothe Cavaliers.
Don't get an airport parking headache! Reserve today! It's not too late.
Reflections on Thurgood Marshall during that "special time" in 1965. Pt. 1
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Had a great time delivering Holiday Stockings to the 5th grade girls at Thurgood Marshall Elementary!!!
Picking up the kiddos for Christmas (@ Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport) on
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Ha. Lee Atwater. LBJ got Thurgood Marshall onto SCOTUS and jammed thru the Civil Rights Act.
HS for Construction beats Thurgood Marshall, 78-54, in City Legendz Invitational at Gauchos Gym in Bronx
when big sean said don’t worry bout my *** Thurgood.. Marshall, i was happy i listened in class to understand it
Darnell Hoskins is cooking! 14 quick first quarter points. Thurgood Marshall up 24-6.
Thurgood Marshall intimidating Evansville Memorial early. 10-1 with a little under 4 to play in the 1Q.
Robert Lee Carter (March 11, 1917 – January 3, 2012) was an American civil rights activist and a United States District Judge. In 1944, upon completion of his wartime service in the United States Army Air Corps, Carter went to work at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and in 1948 became a legal assistant to Thurgood Marshall.[1] In 1945, he became an assistant special counsel at the LDF. Carter was a lead attorney on Sweatt v. Painter[1] and presented part of the oral argument to the Supreme Court in Brown v. Board of Education. He also worked on many important civil rights cases, including Sipuel v. Board of Regents of Univ. of Okla.. In 1956, Carter succeeded Thurgood Marshall as the general counsel of the NAACP. Over the course of his tenure, Carter argued or co-argued and won twenty-one of twenty-two cases in the United States Supreme Court. Among the most important cases Carter worked on after Brown was NAACP v. Alabama (1958), in which the Supreme Court held that the NAACP could not be ...
NAACP sign "STOP THE EXECUTION" (TROY DAVIS). White man: N**ger you can say whatever! COULDN'T HAPPEN to Thurgood Marshall or Malcolm-X!
that Charles Hamilton Houston was the dean of Law School and mentor to Thurgood Marshall?
do you understand that you're the closest thing I'm going to have to MLK and Biggie and Tupac and Malcolm and Thurgood Marshall
Thurgood Marshall blasted police for killing black men with chokeholds
Justice Clarence Thomas is no Thurgood Marshall. He represents the people he loves the most (White). To him, justice is visuable, not blind.
Ur kid knows who Rick Ross is, knows who big Meech is, knows who LeBron james is but hasn't a clue who Thurgood Marshall is 😔🙈
If I had kids they'd dress up as Malcolm X and Thurgood Marshall. None of this Rich Homie Quan and Young Thug savagery NO INTEGRITY!
Jackie Robinson, Jesse Owens, Thurgood Marshall more impressive than that.
Fannie Lou Hamer was an Amerikkkan Afrikan voting rights activist and civil rights leader. Early life Hamer was born on October 6, 1917 in Montgomery County, Mississippi. She was the youngest of 20 children. Her family moved to Sunflower County, Mississippi in 1919 so the family could work on the plantation of E. W. Brandon. Hamer picked cotton, and by age 13 she picked 200-300 pounds on a daily basis. Beginnings of activism During the 1950s, Hamer attended several annual conferences of the Regional Council of *** Leadership (RCNL) in the all-black town of Mound Bayou, Mississippi. The RCNL was led by Dr. T. R. M. Howard, a civil rights leader and wealthy black entrepreneur, and was a combination civil rights and self-help organization. The annual RCNL conferences featured entertainers, such as Mahalia Jackson, speakers, such as Thurgood Marshall and Rep. Charles Diggs of Michigan, and panels on voting rights and other civil rights issues. Without her knowledge or consent, she was sterilized in 1961 by .. ...
47 yrs ago today, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first AfricanAmerican Justice of the Supreme Court...& now we have Clarence Thomas!!
to 1967: Chief Justice Earl Warren swears in Thurgood Marshall, first black SCOTUS justice.
T.D.I.H. : 1967, Thurgood Marshall sworn in. 1985, Rock Hudson dies of AIDS. 1835, First shots of the Texas Revolution fired.
Always great to see my parents after almost a year — at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
October 2nd, 1967 - Thurgood Marshall sworn in as 1st black Supreme Court Justice
On page 209 of 504 of Thurgood Marshall, by Juan Williams
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Thurgood Marshall's great-grandfather was born in present-day Democratic Republic of the Congo, before he was brought to America as a slave.
- MLK was the voice, but Charles Hamilton & his student Honorable Thurgood Marshall…
iPhone autocorrects the 'Thurgood' of Thurgood Marshall to "thyroid"
Lawd. I can imagine Thurgood Marshall doing the Shmoney up in heaven!!!
Untold courage: Local filmmaker shows documentary on Thurgood Marshall’s early life at Stillwater Public Library
"The measure of a country's greatness is its ability to retain compassion in times of crisis." Thurgood Marshall
You wouldn't have dared be so flip to Thurgood Marshall at the end of his career.
Commemorative programs on sale at the game for $2.00 Features a preview of the Thurgood Marshall game and a salute to the 2004 Hawks.
crazy, me and Thurgood Marshall twins to
“Ordered pizza and don't even want it 😭” c204 thurgood Marshall 😊
I'll eventually get around to writing this paper on Thurgood Marshall 😒
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So long DC ... it's been fun! @ Baltimore / Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)
Hope everyone has a wonderful break. See you next week for the second annual Thurgood Marshall week.
It was a plez to speak at Thurgood Marshall School of Law's SELS! Thanks for invite and See ya at the top!
Black Media Mine: September 23, 1961 Thurgood Marshall is appointed to the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals .
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F Ross > Mendez > Thurgood Marshall > Brown V Board]. Struggles of brown folk and black folk often intertwined with one another.
Frederick Douglas was raised over east and Thurgood Marshall over west... *** u will never be a hood legend
Haven't talked to my man Thurgood Marshall Jr ina while
Trotwood rallies to beat Thurgood Marshall 28-21:
“JJ I'm fina b Thurgood Marshall childish” let me get my popcorn 👀
A better choice than the sell outs at that other place who sold out their folks over some pocket change.
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Today in Black history:. 1961 - President Kennedy named Thurgood Marshall to U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
man take obama and colin powel off and replace with Medgar Evers, Thurgood Marshall, and make some room for Harriet Tubman
Thurgood Marshall (here after '54 Brown v. Board victory) confirmed today 1967--1st African-American on SCOTUS: http:/…
Rock Calendar 8-30-67: Thurgood Marshall is confirmed by the Senate as the first black justice to sit on the Supreme Court.
Listening to Thurgood Marshall- Thaddeus Stevens - Lincoln A... by The Gist of Freedom
Quote if the week by Yaw Asamoah: Black people have NEVER won playing or pushing the race narrative. Anytime we make it about race, we lose. Let's take race out of it, and let facts stand. That's how Thurgood Marshall was able to get more accomplished than Martin Luther King. We win by arguing the facts of the case, not the emotions. We are a minority group; we don't have ANY power; we don't have any influence; we don't control anything.
My parents had me reading books about Thurgood Marshall, Charles Drew, etc. in elementary school. Being unaware was never an option.
President George H. W. Bush nominated Clarence Thomas for the Supreme Court of the United States to replace Thurgood Marshall
Brothers like Dr. King, Malcolm X, Huey Newton, Du Bois, Garvey, Booker T, Thurgood Marshall, and Stokely Carmichael didn't fight for this
Racial disparities in the restaurant labor force of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport are hurting African American employees and contributing to poverty in Baltimore, according to a study released Monday by the national labor organization Unite Here.
Judge on Martin name is Marshall thurgood lls !!
How could I have gone for so long & not know who Lulu B. White was? I was almost 7 when she died. I knew Thurgood Marshall, not her
Not just Emmett Till. Rosa Parks. Thurgood Marshall. Anybody other than Malcolm X and MLK. Mfs ain't never heard of em. Huey Newton.
Our best scrimmage is when we scrimmage Shawnee and Thurgood Marshall. Thurgood is a pretty talented team
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Check out for other events from Hendrix debut album, Thurgood Marshall joined SCOTUS. 47yrs ago.
"Most Americans who made it past the fourth grade have a pretty good idea who Thurgood Marshall, Rosa..."
*** said he look like Thurgood Marshall
former clerk for Justice Thurgood Marshall on the civil rights struggle
you have 90 seconds then you have enough time to watch Black History Mini Docs. Legendary Producer and Filmmaker Neema Barnette (Civil Brand, Women thou Art Loosed: On The 7th Day) presents Black History Mini Docs. These are a fast and entertaining way to educate young and old about the varying contributions of Blacks in American history. Think of it as the "Cliff Notes" for the digital age. Barnette teams up with her husband Reed R. McCants (Cuttin’ Da Mustard), also an award winning filmmaker. Reed brings his unique style of storytelling to chronicle the many contributions and achievements of the African-American throughout history. The series will feature the stories of Martin Luther King Jr., Adam Clayton Powell Jr., Thurgood Marshall, Nat Turner, Harriet Tubman, Madam CJ Walker and Malcolm X along with great living legends like Muhammad Ali, Angela Davis and Harry Belafonte. Contemporary heroes like Tupac Shakur will be included as well as everyday un sung heroes in the Black community who have dev ...
Reminds me of Thurgood Marshall's line "I get awfully tired of trying to save the white mans soul".
Praying for all the July bar takers out there tonight, especially those Thurgood Marshall kids...
Honestly..they probably only know about Howard because of Thurgood Marshall and Toni Morrison. No disrespect though..
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"Thurgood Marshall, The Supreme Court's first black Justice, was born on this day in 1908. http:/…
Thurgood Marshall, 1st African-American Supreme Court Justice and lawyer in Brown v Board, was born this day in 1908. htt…
★It’s Forgot Day and World UFO Day ★Cancer’s born today: Lindsay Lohan; Richard Petty; Thurgood Marshall; Johnny Weir; Meddgar Evers; Ron Silver; Herman Hess ★Although Mercury now moves forward it’s still slow, making outcomes and business also either slow or still not quite up to speed. Patience is needed during this week as even time itself adjusts to major cosmic shifts. Breathe everyone, breathe and release tension.
Before Brown: Heman Marion Sweatt, Thurgood Marshall, and the Long Road to Justice (Jess and Betty Jo Hay ...
Looks like & his bio of Thurgood Marshall are in rather heady company.
Anita Koivunen jakoi henkilön Tracy Knauss kuvan. EINSTEIN WAS A CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST AND MEMBER OF THE NAACP, WHO KNEW?! — With recent events of racism in the news, such as that displayed by two owners of NBA basketball teams, and by the gutting of the Voting Rights Act by apparent prejudices of the Roberts's Court, it's appropriate to revisit one of humankind's greatest minds and his views on racism. Dr. Albert Einstein understood the greatest mysteries of the physical universe. He also understood the greatest failings of human behavior. Prejudice. This he knew firsthand as a Jew in pre-World War II Europe. In 1946, the Nobel Prize winning physicist addressed Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, the first college in America to grant degrees to blacks. Langston Hughes and Thurgood Marshall are among its graduates. Einstein declared to the students that "racism is America's greatest disease." And he did all he could to support desegregation and other movements addressing racism. Einstein was a member o ...
"Ain't no rookie mistakes here... I'm sorta like a mix between Tookie and Shakespeare" -Murs The best American ideals are rarely projected in neat packages. For instance, our country is the land of opportunity, but was founded largely by slaveholders. That's duality. And to succeed in America, you must embrace this duality as well as your own. You must respect the business acumen of Andrew Carnegie while also vilifying him for deplorable work conditions and taking advantage of poor folks by exploiting them. You must respect Jesse Jackson's role in Civil Rights history while grappling with the fact that he wanted to castrate the man who is now our First Black President. It's a hard road to track. Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black, one of Thurgood Marshall's closest friends on the US Supreme Court, was once an active Klansman. But it doesn't just impact famous historical figures. It's normal folks too. How many folks had a few run ins with the law early on, or suffered from a substance abuse issue early ...
On June 13, 1967, in an act of equal parts courage and smarts, Lyndon Johnson nominated Thurgood Marshall to become the first black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. His 24 years on the bench worked out very well for America, And no one ever---ever---found a pubic hair on his Coke can.
Have you seen " Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight " ? ( on HBO ) Lots of footage of, and poetry by, young Muhammad and even Cassius. What a fantastic story, of the 8-0-1 Supreme Court Decision in 1971, overturning his 1967 conviction of draft evasion. The ( 1 ) who recused himself was Thurgood Marshall, because he had been a judge in a Black Muslim case. The verdict was very unexpected. The Chief, Earl Warren and most of the court were conservatives. But a young clerk found a precedent, a similar case about Jehovah's Witnesses, that made the decision obvious, almost a No-Brainer… Thanks.
Famous Quote Said On June 13 To us art is an adventure into an unknown world, which can be explored only by those willing to take the risk. Mark Rothko, 1943 June 13 Birthdays Mary Kate & Ashley Olsen turns 28 Chris Evans turns 33 Steve O turns 40 Tim Allen turns 61 Kat Dennings turns 28 Lil Snupe (1995 - 2013) Aaron Johnson turns 24 Ally Sheedy turns 52 Cameron Liddell turns 25 Tanner Foust turns 41 Cathy Cassidy turns 52 Malcolm McDowell turns 71 Kym Marsh turns 38 Steve Novak turns 31 Mike Smith turns 55 Richard Thomas turns 63 Rivers Cuomo turns 44 Paul Lynde (1926 - 1982) Basil Rathbone (1892 - 1967) Jessica Caban turns 32 Hannah Storm turns 52 - All June 13 Birthdays June 13 History 1971 - The NY Times begins publishing "The Pentagon Papers." 1967 - Thurgood Marshall nominated as first African-American Supreme Court Justice 1933 - The first sodium vapor lamps are installed in Schenectady, NY. 1774 - Rhode Island becomes first colony to prohibit importation of slaves 0313 - Edict of Milan is signed b ...
remember a man called Thurgood Marshall? Ralph Bunche?
I know a lot of parents today don't actually make their children read books anymore... but I have 7 brand new paperback books in the "Black Americans of Achievement" series... all with introductory essays by Coretta Scott King... each book measuring approx 7"Wx9"L. (1) Malcolm X (2) Maya Angelou (3) Sidney Poitier (4) Thurgood Marshall (5) Toni Morrison (6) Michael Jordan (7) Wesley Snipes I had more, but I gave the rest of them away to my students who performed Random Acts of Kindness. They were surprise gifts for good citizenship. The books were $9.95 each, but I am giving them away at no charge to a parent or guardian in my area who will definitely have their child(ren) read them. It's my Random Act of Kindness to YOU. Interested parents or guardians, please inbox me.
I'd suggest 1) practical exp during LS; and 2) via exposure to legal history, such as bios of Albie Sachs, Thurgood Marshall.
Or Booker T. Washington (Though most view him as an Uncle Tom) or Benjamin Banneker, Thurgood Marshall, or any prominent black from the 20s
When the slave would talk down on his master he didn't kill him he'd send some ol uncle tom house *** to calm him down .Malcom X According to Bobby Hemmitt, underground Metaphysician and Occultist lecturer, "This Black elite society based on Skull and Bones (Yale) was chosen by the U.S. Government (Illuminati) to run Black neighborhoods." See here: Conspiracy Theorist and Futurologist Steve Cokely, had this to say: "Anywhere there are prominent professional Blacks, chances are they're in the Boule". Martin Luther King and Jesse Jackson are reported to have been Boule members, among many other high profile, successful and moneyed Blacks such as Barack Obama, Bill Cosby, Al Sharpton and Thurgood Marshall. See this: The members of the Boule pose as Freedom Fighters or Civil Rights Activists on the surface. In truth, the elite members are operating for personal gain. The Boule works in concert with their masters in maintaining the grip of Illuminati supremacy on their people. - See more at:
This week we will have the re-zoning hearing in Huntsville. While one side or the other will claim some victory does it really matter?  We have spent a lot time the focused on numerical integration rather ensuring that quality education and achievement are high priorities for all of our children.  For those of you that don’t agree I ask that you examine the length of time the schools in North Huntsville have been on some type of academic deficient list (note: the answer is you can go back to the late 1990s).  What have we done as a community to change the situation? I was reading a magazine article that decried that fact that some 60 years after Thurgood Marshall successfully argued to end the legal basis for school segregation, students of color still lag behind in education and income.  I agree wholeheartedly, and while we get together in certain settings most of us still separate along racial and/or economic lines. As well intentioned as the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision was there ...
60 years after Brown vs Board of Education - Do you know Virginia's significance in the landmark case? Do you know the Living Legends amongst us? Salute to trailblazer Senator Henry Marsh (we would have been a YP'er) The case of Brown v. Board of Education as heard before the Supreme Court combined five cases: Brown itself, Briggs v. Elliott (filed in South Carolina), Davis v. County School Board of Prince Edward County (filed in Virginia), Gebhart v. Belton (filed in Delaware), and Bolling v. Sharpe (filed in Washington D.C.). All were NAACP-sponsored cases. The Davis case, the only case of the five originating from a student protest, began when sixteen-year-old Barbara Rose Johns organized and led a 450-student walkout of Moton High School.[16] The Gebhart case was the only one where a trial court, affirmed by the Delaware Supreme Court, found that discrimination was unlawful; in all the other cases the plaintiffs had lost as the original courts had found discrimination to be lawful. The Kansas case wa ...
Thurgood Marshall wants to open new campus in ward 5 or 6. Two Rivers would head to old Young elementary school in Northeast.
Also, 2 existing charter schools seeking to replicate and open new campuses in 15-16: Two Rivers (prek-8) and Thurgood Marshall (9-12)
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The Brown case was initiated & organized by NAACP's Thurgood Marshall w/ 150+ plaintiffs from 5 states.
Reading Devil in the Grove...very powerful and compelling book about the cases that Thurgood Marshall handled in the South in the 40s and 50s. Devastating cases with lynchings, towns burned down, KKK riots with government complicity or outright perpetration...I'm up to the part that talks about the inaction on the part of Hoover's FBI...and the attempt to get federal law enforcement to enforce the law...fascinating and complex and infuriating. Never stop learning.
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Tuesday, May 20, 6:30pm: The Rt. Rev. George D. Young, III, Bishop of the Diocese of East Tennessee, will be at St. Luke's to confirm 5 of our youth and to celebrate Eucharist in honor of new saint Thurgood Marshall. Dinner in honor of our bishop, our confirmands and their families will follow. 600 S. Chestnut Street, Knoxville TN 37914
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"Unless our children begin to learn together, there is little hope that our people will ever learn to live together"-Thurgood Marshall
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MT Kerri Ayn Seow, Thurgood Marshall Acad teacher -- "A lot of our partnerships address the social needs of the kids"
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Required listening for all: "Thurgood Marshall Before the Bench" great look at history. How far we've come & …
"I was so happy, I was numb" Thurgood Marshall recalled of May 17th, 1954
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People said he wasn't gonna make it because he came 3 months early on Nov.30,1995.and my baby is graduating next Saturday from Thurgood Marshall!.Mommy is so proud of you! Next Stop college.
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118 years ago, the Supreme Court decided upon and set the standard for "separate but equal" racial segregation in the United States. 60 years and one day ago, the decision was reversed in Brown vs. BOE Topeka. Here's to sixty years of liberty. Happy anniversary, Thurgood Marshall ✊
Thurgood Marshall Rec Center. Football Bootcamp every Sunday @ 3 pm. About to get it in!!!
Was there a bit ago. Thurgood Marshall did it. Got to know his son.
Some people don't think Zoe Saldanha should be playing Nina Simone because she has visible European ancestry while The Lady Simone was African-looking. They have a point in that actors should at least somewhat resemble the individuals they play. No doubt there is also resentment of the favouritism bestowed on those of visible White ancestry by the dominant group. While I understand all that the other side is that this has been going on all along and not always in the same direction. When Sydney Poitier, not just African-looking but dark too (and , no it's not the same thing) played Thurgood Marshall, who looked almost White, it was the same mis-representation of 'you're all called Black, therefore you all look the same'. I just think you have more moral authority if you complain in both kinds of instances rather than in just one
60th anniversary of Brown vs Board of Education hats off to Mr Thurgood Marshall and the many more who help paved the way for equal education of all people
The celebration of the anniversary of Brown v Board of Education means much to all of us. For me it is is a source of personal connection to two people: Louis Redding and Thurgood Marshall. I worked with Lou the last three years of his career in the Delaware family Court and learned so much from him that I will always regard him as one of my informal mentors. My entire court room demeanor much of which is designed to keep calm when really impassioned is me channeling Lou.( Actually its a breathing exercise followed by formality -that requires a second of extra thought-and a deepening of the voice). Thurgood Marshall spoke at my college and law school several times and was an inspiration to me as I began helping in the LGBTQ movement. His former daughter in law was one of my closest friends while in college and law school
Hey everyone Today is the GAME!!! I hope everyone comes out to watch our own play against Maceo. The game will be at Thurgood Marshall Recreation Center at 3pm!! Hope to see you there!
If you like Jazz, please support a native of Missouri City's Chris Mitchell. He is a graduate of Thurgood Marshall High School. He taught himself how to play the sax. He won a Grammy this year and we didn't even hear about it. He is known around the world and I had never heard of him until now while watching the news.
"None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps. We got here because somebody - a parent, a teacher, an Ivy League crony or a few nuns - bent down and helped us pick up our boots."-Justice Thurgood Marshall. Thanks for being involved in my journey! I am so thankful for my experience at UVI and what is to come next!
The first case of the five cases that encompassed the Brown vs. Board of Education case was in South Carolina called the Briggs vs Elliott case aka "the Clarendon County" case, which is what I grew up hearing it called. John H. McCray played a vital role in this history making case and was very good friends with Thurgood Marshall. We discuss it in the documentary, Lighthouse and Informer: The Story of John H. McCray. Inbox me if you would like more info.
On a mini getaway with family in Washington State. My mind was consumed this weekend (and on the drive up) with the 60th Anniversary of the Brown decision. Upon reflection of my public school education in Chicago, the goals of Brown missed elementary school was segregated (1 white student), as was my high school (2000 kids, about 4 white students). "All Deliberate Speed", the legal mantra of Brown, was very deliberate, and not speedy at all (Thanks Justice Frankfurter..). It was only by attending college in Iowa was I able to benefit from, and experience multiculturalism educationally (I know, ironic..).But this was the sociological benefit, I've come to recognize there was another adverse impact. In retrospect, my analysis of this landmark decision, and it's effect 60 years later, is not just focused on it's sociological impact on school desegregation. I would ask, what about the economic? Could Justice Brennan, or Frankfurter envision that "white flight" from neighborhoods (like mine) would miti ...
Thurgood Marshall 2014 Prom - my nephew Chad Philpott and girlfriend Porsha..
Based on the ground-breaking Brown vs. the Board of Education racial segregation case, Separate But Equal follows a young Thurgood Marshall as a lawyer who argues the racially-charged lawsuit before the Supreme Court. When the black students of Clarendon County, South Carolina are denied their request for a single school bus, a bitter and courageous battle for justice and equality begins. Stars: Sidney Poitier - See more at: FYI: This movie was filmed in Charleston, South Carolina.
To All: Excuse the long post but today is a special day and as I surveyed the photos attached and tears welled up in my eyes at certain photos of my Elders/Heroes, I needed to share this: The NAACP Legal Defense Fund marked the 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education with a special luncheon at the National Press Club. The event, which celebrated the 60th anniversary of what is today acknowledged as one of the greatest Supreme Court decisions of the 20th century, featured remarks by the Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, and was emceed by MSNBC host, Karen Finney. In addition, there was a conversation with the Honorable Deval Patrick, Governor of Massachusetts and the Honorable L. Douglas Wilder, Former Governor of Virginia, moderated by award-winning journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault, one of the first two African-American students to integrate the University of Georgia. Cecilia Marshall, widow of NAACP LDF founder Thurgood Marshall, was honored with the NAACP ...
Murray v. Maryland (1936) Disappointed that the University of Maryland School of Law was rejecting black applicants solely because of their race, beginning in 1933 Thurgood Marshall (who was himself rejected from this law school because of its racial acceptance policies) decided to challenge this practice in the Maryland court system. Before a Baltimore City Court in 1935, Marshall argued that Donald Gaines Murray was just as qualified as white applicants to attend the University of Maryland’s School of Law and that it was solely due to his race that he was rejected. Furthermore, he argued that since the "black" law schools which Murray would otherwise have to attend were nowhere near the same academic caliber as the University’s law school, the University was violating the principle of "separate but equal." Moreover, Marshall argued that the disparities between the "white" and "black" law schools were so great that the only remedy would be to allow students like Murray to attend the University’s la ...
"This fight for equality of educational opportunity (was) not an isolated struggle. All our struggles must tie in together and support one another. . .We must remain on the alert and push the struggle farther with all our might." Charles Hamilton Houston (September 3, 1895-April 22, 1950) was a black lawyer who helped play a role in dismantling the Jim Crow laws and helped train future Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. Known as "The Man Who Killed Jim Crow", he played a role in nearly every civil rights case before the Supreme Court between 1930 and Brown v. Board of Education (1954). Houston's brilliant plan to attack and defeat Jim Crow segregation by using the inequality of the "separate but equal" doctrine (from the Supreme Court's Plessy v. Ferguson decision) as it pertained to public education in the United States was the master stroke that brought about the landmark Brown decision. Born in Washington, D.C., Houston prepared for college at Dunbar High School in Washington, then matriculated t ...
SO excited to be a part of a Legal Defense Fund (LDF) event today marking the 60th anniversary of the Brown decision that will include some of the original plaintiffs and beneficiaries like myself. Thanks to the LDF, especially Thurgood Marshall, Constance Baker Motley, Donald Hollowell (RIP), Vernon Jordan and Horace Ward, who is receiving an honorary degree from my alma mater, where he once tried to enter, to no avail. But their efforts made it possible for me to go there and on my journey to the horizons.
"Wax Museum" Friday at Tunnel Hill Elementary Tracie Ellis's third-grade class at Tunnel Hill is hosting a Wax Museum this Friday, May 16, from 9–10 a.m. in the school's cafeteria. Each student has taken on a new identity of a historical figure we have studied this year. Parents are invited and will be browsing the "museum" and listening to different speeches at their leisure. The 21 students, pretending to be "wax" figures, will stand still as a statue until someone "pushes their ON button" and then they come to life. The museum will be in the cafeteria. Visitors may walk around and listen to any or all historical figures that interest them. Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS) for 3rd grade cover nine historical figures, so all of those are included. They are Paul Revere, Frederick Douglass, Susan B. Anthony, Mary McLeod Bethune, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt, Thurgood Marshall, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Cesar Chavez. Students will also include other persons of interest they have ...
Sample apush question: "who is the chief justice of the Supreme Court?". A) john marshall. B) Thurgood Marshall. C) warren. D) SOSA
A black African American female said a 4.0 GPA at a HBCU is not equivalent to a 4.0 at a PWI.if It wasn't for Thurgood Marshall, HBCU grad from The Lincoln University of PA, for fighting for African Americans to attend PWI's by winning Brown vs. Board Education case.
Thurgood Marshall, HBCU grad of Lincoln University of PA, fought for AA to attend PWIs by winning "Brown v Board of E…
Allow me to give you an example of "standards" from our current state performance standards "SS3H2 The student will discuss the lives of Americans who expanded people’s rights and freedoms in a democracy. a. Paul Revere (independence), Frederick Douglass (civil rights), Susan B. Anthony (women’s rights), Mary McLeod Bethune (education), Franklin D. Roosevelt (New Deal and World War II), Eleanor Roosevelt (United Nations and human rights), Thurgood Marshall (civil rights), Lyndon B. Johnson (Great Society and voting rights), and César Chávez (workers’ rights). b. Explain social barriers, restrictions, and obstacles that these historical figures had to overcome and describe how they overcame them." Now, you tell me. Should César Chávez and Lyndon B. Johnson be taught in absence of figures like George Washington and Thomas Jefferson? This is why we need local control of schools.
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Thurgood Marshall, the first black Supreme Court Justice...welcome to week 3 of my 8 week essay.YUCK
Thurgood Marshall High School has increased the penalty for fighting from three days to thirty after y…
Goodbye MD..well at least for a week! (@ Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport) on
Heading to Phoenix and summer weather :D (@ Baltimore / Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI))
Thought For The Day: “I wish I could say that racism and prejudice were only distant memories. We must dissent from the indifference. We must dissent from the apathy. We must dissent from the fear, the hatred and the mistrust…We must dissent because America can do better, because America has no choice but to do better.” ― Thurgood Marshall
brought me back to my thurgood marshall days. Lol Nobody was beating my score.
Words cannot describe how much of a Bozo this guy is. Justice Thurgood Marshall would have probably punched in the mouth."You are undoing everything I stood for. You butt licking fool", Justice Marshall ( I'm putting words in his mouth.)
Thurgood Marshall represented Parren Mitchell in successful suit vs. UMD to gain admission in 1950. Part of run-up to Brown v. Bd of Eductn.
I've stumbled down a rabbit hole - CCA, one of the largest private prison companies in the world - Thurgood Marshall, Jr. is on their board.
Today's thought for the day. Modern view[edit] As a result of the jurisprudence of the Warren Court in the mid-to-late 20th century, the Court has moved towards a baseline default rule under which freedom of speech is generally presumed to be protected, unless a specific exception applies. Therefore, apart from certain narrow exceptions, the government normally cannot regulate the content of speech. Associate Justice Thurgood Marshall cogently explained this in 1972: [A]bove all else, the First Amendment means that government has no power to restrict expression because of its message, its ideas, its subject matter, or its content. [Citations.] To permit the continued building of our politics and culture, and to assure self-fulfillment for each individual, our people are guaranteed the right to express any thought, free from government censorship. The essence of this forbidden censorship is content control. Any restriction on expressive activity because of its content would completely undercut the 'profoun ...
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