Black Heritage Series- Thurgood Marshall

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Black Heritage Series- Thurgood Marshall


Marshall Thurgood
United States
African American
Civil Rights


THURGOOD MARSHALL,1908-1993, was a legal luminary and one of the greatest lawyers of all time. He and his legal team prevailed in the landmark U.S. Supreme court case, Brown versus Board of Education of Topeka that struck down segregation in public schools. Marshall was the first African-American justice on the Supreme Court, where he served for 24 years defending constitutional rights and affirmative action. This postage was issued January 7, 2003 in commemoration of his life and legacy.


United States of America


Esper G. Hayes, PhD.

Beatrice Cox


Akin Ogundiran, PhD., Chairperson of Africana Studies Department, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Shontea L. Smith, Graduate Assistant, University of North Carolina at Charlotte


11 June 2012


University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Atkins Library, Digital Scholarship Lab


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United States of America, “Black Heritage Series- Thurgood Marshall,” Blacks on Stamp: Africana Postage Stamps Worldwide, accessed April 23, 2018,