Follows the life of the first African American to serve as a judge on the United States Supreme Court.
An introduction to the life of Thurgood Marshall, the first African American to sit on the United States Supreme Court. Readers will learn about Marshall's childhood (during which, as a punishment for acting out in class, his school principal made him memorize the United States Constitution), his years at Lincoln and Howard universities, and his experiences as an N.A.A.C.P. lawyer. Color illustrated accompany the text.