THURGOOD MARSHALL: AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY– SIGNED EDITION (JUAN WILLIAMS)
Happy #WisdomWednesday! This week’s title is about the journey of justice sought out by Thurgood Marshall. We are pleased to offer this work as a special SIGNED deluxe leather bound edition. For more details visit our website: https://gryphoneditions.com/index.php/special-sales-2/thurgood-marshall-by-juan-williams-signed-detail
Thurgood Marshall’s lifework was spent promoting equality for African-Americans together with greater integration into American society. While Martin Luther King, Jr. and other civil rights leaders were more visible to the public, Marshall paved the way through the courts. Juan Williams has written an authoritative account of Marshall’s life, detailing his accomplishments and failures along with an assessment of his importance.
About Thurgood Marshall:
Marshall became the first African American Supreme Court Justice. He was nominated to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in 1961, appointed as United States Solicitor General in 1965, and appointed and confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1967, serving until 1991. Marshall became known as “Mr. Civil Rights” and also obtained the title of “Most Important Black Leader.”
(Gryphon Editions Classics of Liberty Library; 2017)
Photo: HuffPost (2013, October). Black Voices. Retrieved from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/02/this-day-in-history-thurgood-marshall-sworn-in_n_4029758.html
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