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Thurgood Marshall


Author : Juan Williams
Genre : Biographies & Memoirs

This New York Times Notable Book of the Year, 1998, is now in trade paper. From the bestselling author of Eyes on the Prize, here is the definitive biography of the gre...


Thurgood Marshall


Author : Chris Crowe
Genre : Biography

Thurgood Marshall changed American history by challenging it. In the first half of the twentieth century, African Americans were often treated as second-class citizens and subject ...


Thurgood Marshall


Author : Montrew Dunham
Genre : Fiction

The childhood of civil rights hero and Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall comes to life in this engaging biography. Whenever Thurgood Marshall got into trouble at school, the ...


Thurgood Marshall


Author : Mark V. Tushnet
Genre : Biographies & Memoirs

Much has been written about Thurgood Marshall, but this is the first book to collect his own words. Here are briefs he filed as a lawyer, oral arguments for the landmark school des...


Thurgood Marshall


Author : Carl Rollyson & Lisa Paddock
Genre : Biographies & Memoirs

Thurgood Marshall was one of the original forces behind the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (the NAACP), one of the organizations that helped to advance ...


Thurgood Marshall


Author : Glenn L. Starks & F. Erik Brooks Ph.D.
Genre : Biographies & Memoirs

Thurgood Marshall was the first African American Supreme Court Justice. As a lawyer, he won the Supreme Court Case Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka that integrated all ...


American Legends The Life Of Thurgood Marshall


Author : Charles River Editors
Genre : United States

*Includes the seminal Brown v. Board decision, which Marshall successfully argued. *Includes a timeline of Marshall's life, including important cases and events. *Inclu...


Young Thurgood


Author : Larry S. Gibson & Thurgood Marshall, Jr.
Genre : Biographies & Memoirs

Thurgood Marshall was the most important American lawyer of the twentieth century. He transformed the nation's legal landscape by challenging the racial segregation that had relega...


Devil In The Grove Thurgood Marshall The Groveland Boys And The Dawn Of A New America Summary


Author : Summary Station
Genre : Social Science

Thurgood Marshall rides the train in the Jim Crow car (the one directly behind the engine) to the American south to defend yet another black citizen in court. Marshall, who was the...


Devil In The Grove


Author : Gilbert King
Genre : United States

Devil in the Grove, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction, is a gripping true story of racism, murder, rape, and the law. It brings to light one of the most dramatic ...


Showdown


Author : Wil Haygood
Genre : Biographies & Memoirs

Thurgood Marshall brought down the separate-but-equal doctrine, integrated schools, and not only fought for human rights and human dignity but also made them impossible to deny in ...


Root And Branch


Author : Rawn James, Jr.
Genre : History

Although widely viewed as the beginning of the legal struggle to end segregation, the U.S. Supreme Court's decision Brown v. Board of Education was in fact the culmination of decad...


Marshalling Justice


Author : Michael G. Long
Genre : Biographies & Memoirs

“[An] important collection….Michael G. Long deserves high praise indeed for unearthing [Marshall’s letters] and bringing them to light.”—Wil HaygoodColl...


A Defiant Life


Author : Howard Ball
Genre : Biographies & Memoirs

Thurgood Marshall's extraordinary contribution to civil rights and overcoming racism is more topical than ever, as the national debate on race and the overturning of affirmative ac...


Exporting American Dreams


Author : Mary L. Dudziak
Genre : United States

Mary Dudziak's Exporting American Dreams tells the little-known story of Thurgood Marshall's work with Kenyan leaders as they fought with the British for independence in the...


Exporting American Dreams


Author : Mary L. Dudziak
Genre : History

Thurgood Marshall became a living icon of civil rights when he argued Brown v. Board of Education before the Supreme Court in 1954. Six years later, he was at a crossroads. A risin...


Before Brown


Author : Gary M. Lavergne
Genre : Social Science

On February 26, 1946, an African American from Houston applied for admission to the University of Texas School of Law. Although he met all of the school’s academic qualifications...