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Thurgood Marshall

Author: Lance Aaron
Publisher: Broomall, Pennsylvania : Mason Crest, an imprint of National Highlights Inc., [2019] ©2019
Series: Civil rights leaders (Mason Crest Publishers)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
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Thurgood Marshall was a lawyer, judge, and civil rights leader. While working with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) from the 1930s until the early 1960s, Marshall helped move a reluctant, segregationist nation toward racial justice by battling in court for black rights in schools, voting booths, criminal courts, public facilities, and housing. In 1967 Marshall became the first  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Thurgood Marshall; Thurgood Marshall
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lance Aaron
ISBN: 9781422240137 1422240134
OCLC Number: 1033783751
Description: 144 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Equal justice under law --
"A pretty tough guy" --
Law school arguments --
Fighting the odds --
Mr. Civil Rights --
Becoming a federal judge --
Solicitor General --
Supreme Court Justice.
Series Title: Civil rights leaders (Mason Crest Publishers)
Responsibility: Lance Aaron.

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Thurgood Marshall was a lawyer, judge, and civil rights leader. While working with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) from the 1930s until the early 1960s, Marshall helped move a reluctant, segregationist nation toward racial justice by battling in court for black rights in schools, voting booths, criminal courts, public facilities, and housing. In 1967 Marshall became the first African American appointed to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States. -- Provided by publisher.

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