As the grandson of a slave and the first African American to serve on the Supreme Court, Thurgood Marshall dedicated his life to the Civil Rights Movement. As an attorney, he argued the Brown v. Board of Education case that outlawed racial segregation in public schools. Marshall served on the Supreme Court for 24 years.
- Wil Haygood, author of Showdown:Thurgood marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination that Changed America
Events: Wil Haygood will be at the Lincoln Theater Tuesday, September 29, to celebrate the release of his latest book.
This show originally aired on September 29, 2015 at 10 a.m.