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Marshall, Thurgood locked

1908–1993 First black justice on the Supreme Court of the United States, director of the legal defense fund for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and a lawyer whose victory in Brown v. Board of Education outlawed segregation in American public education.

Marshall, Thurgood locked

1908–1993 First black justice on the Supreme Court of the United States, director of the legal defense fund for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and a lawyer whose victory in Brown v. Board of Education outlawed segregation in American public education.
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A version of this article originally appeared in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience.

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