Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall

A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history.

EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

The talk of winning our share is not the easy one of disengagement and flight, but the hard one of work, of short as well as long jumps, of disappointments, and of sweet success. – Roy Wilkins

EUR BIRTHDAYS

June 13: Singer Deniece Pearson of Five Star is 48. Singer Raz B (B2K) is 31.

BLACK HISTORY

June 13, 1967: Thurgood Marshall, U.S. solicitor general, named to the Supreme Court by President Johnson. He was confirmed by the Senate on August 30 and became the first Black Supreme Court justice.