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date: 09 March 2021

Marshall, Thurgoodlocked

(1908–1993)
  • Karen D. StoutKaren D. StoutGraduate School of Social Work, University of Houston

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Thurgood Marshall (1908–1993), the first African American U.S. Supreme Court Justice, is credited with ending American apartheid. He fought for the civil and equal rights for ethnic minorities, women's rights, prisoners' rights, and was opposed to the death penalty.

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