Monday, 2 July 2018

110th birthday of Thurgood Marshall

(Born 2 July 1908, Baltimore, US)
Herbert Ekwe-Ekwe

PREEMINENT freedom lawyer, first Africa American judge appointed to the US supreme court, October 1967, 191 years after the declaration of the US republic
(Charles Mingus Quintet, “Pithecanthropus erectus” [personnel: Mingus, bass; Jackie McLean, alto saxophone; JR Monterose, tenor saxophone; Mal Waldron, piano; Willie Jones, drums; recorded: Audio-Video Studios, New York, US, 30 January 1956]) 
Twitter @HerbertEkweEkwe

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