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Linnea Crowther 1 year ago U. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall was a giant of the civil rights movement, and his impressive achievements number in the dozens. Here are 20 things to know about about the first African-American appointed to the Supreme Court.
Marshall was born July 2,in Baltimore, Maryland, the great-grandchild of slaves. His great-grandfather had been born in Africa, in the present-day Democratic Republic of the Congo, before he was enslaved and brought to America. After graduating high school near the top of his class, Marshall went to Lincoln University where he planned to study dentistry.
He was twice suspended for hazing and pranking other students. Marshall buckled down and got serious after meeting the woman who would become his wife. The once-future dentist graduated with honors — with a degree in literature and philosophy, not dentistry. Instead, he studied law at Howard University, where he graduated first in his class.
He successfully challenged U. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People brought him on as legal counsel when he was still fresh out of law school.
He was just 32 when he won his first case before the U. Supreme Court, Chambers v. Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal. After the death of his wife, Vivian, inMarshall married Cecilia Suyat.
Together they had two sons, Thurgood Jr. Kennedy appointed him to the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in Marshall was friendly with J. Two years later, President Lyndon B. Johnson nominated Marshall to the U. He was the first black person to hold the position.
Marshall retired inand Clarence Thomas became the second black Supreme Court justice. Originally published January Born Nzinga Mbemba, King Alfonso I was the leader of the Kongolese people in the early part of the 16th Century.
Mbemba developed a strong trade relationship with the Portuguese and adopted Catholicism as a result of this relationship.
The influence of the Catholic faith reached every aspect of the King's life, from his name which was changed to Alfonso upon his . Jan 01, · Leopold II: Butcher of the Congo is a biography written by Tod Olson, talking about King Leopold II and his conquests during imperialism in Africa.
Leopold II was known for being king of Belgium, but more importantly, he was best known as the “Butcher of the Congo”/5(13). Watch video · He’s the author of King the role of Belgium and the importance of the Congo as really the jewel of Africa in terms the prime minister of the Congo, Patrice Lumumba.
The sculptures include objects significant to each particular king, identifying his own personal accomplishments. Developing from the court style was a popular style, which utilized geometric forms instead of the well-modeled, full-volume forms of the court figures.
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