First black Supreme Court Justice

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note

Thurgood Marshall was sworn in 2 October as the first black U.S. Supreme Court justice.

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Richert, Lucas Paul. "First black Supreme Court Justice". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[, accessed 01 July 2015.]

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