Thursday, May 21, 2009

Thurgood Marshall call box art

This past Sunday, on the fifty-fifth anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, the Southwest Neighborhood of DC unveiled a historic police call box renovated with art celebrating the life of Thurgood Marshall, a distinguished lawyer, civil rights leader, and U.S. Supreme Court justice. Thurgood Marshall lived in the Southwest Neighborhood of DC, just across the river from Arlington. Not long ago, right here about the U.S. capital, blacks were segregated and treated worse than second-class citizens. Thurgood Marshall helped to change that.

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