My Hero – Thurgood Marshall

 

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Thurgood Marshall ­(July 2, 1908 – January 24, 1993)

Thurgood Marshall severed as a Unites States Supreme Court Justice from October 1967 to October 1991.  Thurgood was the 96th justice and the 1st  African American justice.  Thurgood Marshall is my hero.  Of all the warriors in the battles of civil rights for Blacks, Thurgood was on the frontline as an attorney for the NAACP.  He was known for his victory in the case of Brown vs the Board of Education a monumental victory for the civil rights movement and an end to segregation.

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