Thurgood Marshall (July 2, 1908 - January 24, 1993) was an American jurist and the first African American to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States. Before becoming a judge, he was a lawyer who was best remembered for his high success rate in arguing before the Supreme Court and for the victory in Brown v. Board of Education. He was nominated to the court by President Lyndon Johnson in 1967.
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Today, 9/30, In History
in 1975 - Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier fight in the "Thrilla in Manilla". Ali wins.
in 1750 - Crispuss Attucks escapes from Framingham, MA slave owner. Later, in Boston Massacre, becomes 1st American to die in American Revolution
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Once you begin to explain or excuse all events on racial grounds, you begin to indulge in the perilous mythology of race