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Daily Archives: August 30, 2017

Why Today Marks a Special Day for the Supreme Court Justice

Thurgood Marshall took a seat on the Supreme Court

This day in 1967, Thurgood Marshall Became the First African-American in the Supreme Court Justice. On this day in 1967, Thurgood Marshall was sworn into the United States Supreme Court, making him the first African American to hold one of the prestigious seats. When he joined the bench, the Supreme Court was fairly liberal. Landmark cases such