This Week in Black History

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Thurgood Marshall

August 30, 1967

The U.S. Senate confirms the appointment of Thurgood Marshall to the U.S. Supreme Court by President Lyndon Johnson. Marshall, who argued before the court in the Brown vs. Board of Education case in 1954, becomes the first African American to serve on the court.

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