Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall was born on July 2, 1908 in Baltimore, Maryland. Thurgood Marshall was a lawyer who fought in the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, which ended segregation in schools. He was the first African American Supreme Court Justice. Thurgood was also the legal counsel for the NAACP, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. He was appointed to U.S court of Appeals by President Lyndon B. Johnson. He argued 32 cases in front of the Supreme Court and won 29 of them.

Thurgood Marshall was determined,ambitious,and persistent. Thurgood was determined because he did not want children to be separated by their skin color in school. He was ambitious because he argued 32 cases more than anyone in front of the Supreme Court and also won 29 of them. He was also persistent because he was going to have to try,try,and try again to get schools to not be segre

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