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    Thurgood Marshall was a great African American Civil Rights activist who changed a lot of lives in the United States. As a passionate lawyer and prominent Supreme Court justice he fought for Civil Rights and social justice in the courts and believed that racial integration is best for all schools. Very early in his professional life Marshall broke down racial barriers and overcame resistance despite the odds. He then became a role model of the disciplined leader‚ although he didn’t have the

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    organization that Thurgood Marshall became the leading lawyer of. Thurgood Marshall was born in the year of 1908 in Baltimore‚ Maryland. He was prepped and raised by his mother‚ Norma Arica Marshall‚ and his father‚ William Canfield Marshall. Thurgood’s mother was one of the first African Americans to graduate from Colombia University and his father was the first black person to serve on Baltimore’s grand jury in the 20th century. Their accomplishments influenced young Thurgood in the years yet to

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    Thurgood Marshall was born in Baltimore‚ Maryland July 2‚ 1908 and he grew up in a prosperous home in Baltimore also. Father William Marshall worked as a steward in a all white country club. Mother Norma Marshall worked as a teacher for kindergarteners and his grandfather was a slave who gained freedom from escaping the South during the Civil War. He became the first African-American justice of the Supreme Court‚ he was in the Civil Rights Activist‚ a judge & lawyer. He went to Colored High and Training

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    Sadat Rahman Ms. McMahon 2/24/14 THURGOOD MARSHALL ESSAY Thurgood Marshal‚ he was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court in July 2‚ 1908. Before he actually became a judge‚ Marshall was a lawyer who was known for his success rate in arguing before the Supreme Court‚ what’s interesting is that when he was serving as the Solicitor General‚ he got appointed by Lyndon Johnson and also how he was the first black to attend this event . He challenged the segregation policy for equal

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    Gibson Larry S‚ Young Thurgood: The Making Of A Supreme Court Justice 59 John Glen Drive: Amherst‚ New York 14228-2119. 2012‚ Pp.413. Thurgood Marshall was born on July 2‚ 1908‚ in Baltimore‚ Maryland. He was the second child born. His father‚ William Marshall‚ the grandson of a slave‚ worked as a steward at an exclusive club. His mother‚ Norma‚ was a kindergarten teacher. One of William Marshall’s favorite pastimes was to listen to cases at the local courthouse before returning home to rehash

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    Thurgood Marshall: one of America’s most important legal activists Hilary Wing Kutztown University INTRODUCTION: This paper addresses this void by examining the life‚ experiences and contributions of one of America’s most important legal activists: Thurgood Marshall. More specifically‚ the paper will:1) provide an overview of Marshall’s early years‚ focusing on his encounters with racism and experiences as an African American growing up in the early-twentieth century‚ 2) explore his development

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    July 2‚ 1908‚ in Baltimore‚ Maryland‚ Thurgood Marshall studied law at Howard University. As counsel to the NAACP‚ he utilized the judiciary to champion equality for African Americans. In 1954‚ he won the Brown v. Board of Education case‚ in which the Supreme Court ended racial segregation in public schools. Marshall was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1967‚ and served for 24 years. He died in Maryland on January 24‚ 1993. Early Life Thurgood Marshall was born on July 2‚ 1908‚ in Baltimore

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    Thurgood Marshall delivered a speech on “The Legal Attack to Secure Civil Rights‚” at the National Association of the Advancement of Colored People Wartime Conference‚ in Chicago‚ Illinois‚ during July 1944. In the speech Marshall gives an overview of antidiscrimination law and expresses the importance of understanding the laws in place to protect the civil rights of black people‚ by enforcing the civil rights statues. In the speech he outlines solutions for various forms of discrimination and stresses

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    Gabriella Arreola United States Government – 2305 Dr. Nancy Hart 6 October 2014 Essay Set II – Affirmative Action The Supreme Courts have recently decided to allow states to abolish affirmative action in college admissions if state voters say so. Instead of getting rid of affirmative action altogether‚ the court decided to let state voters control what will happen. Affirmative action in evaluating college applicants has supporters and opponents on both sides of the political spectrum‚ but generally

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    house‚ what books he may read or what films he may watch.” Thurgood Marshall was born on July 2‚ 1908 in Baltimore‚ Maryland and died on January 24‚ 1993. His parents are Norma and William Marshall. He has one brother‚ William Marshall. Marshall studied at Frederick Douglass High School and was one of the top achievers in his class. Marshall grew up where Blacks weren’t getting the justice they deserved‚ so he joined the NAACP. Thurgood Marshall has not only gave blacks a right to education by ending

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