This Week in Black History West Edition

This Week in Black History

June 13, 1967

Former NAACP chief counsel Thurgood Marshall – who led the 1954 Brown vs. Board of Education case that outlawed segregation in public schools – is nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court, becoming the nation’s first black justice. He was sworn in on Oct. 2.

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