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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Thurgood Marshall

Most people are aware that Thurgood Marshall was the first black Supreme Court Justice and won the infamous Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, which mandated desegregation in schools and struck down the Jim Crow-era “separate but equal” doctrine. There’s much more to the 20th century’s most important lawyer, however, who is truly one of the most fascinating figures in American history. In honor of his 108th birthday, let’s take a look at 5 things you might not know about Thurgood.

Read Zachary Fisch’s full article here.