Session 28: Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP
What role did Thurgood Marshall play in the Civil Rights Movement? What was his view of the American founding? What was his opinion of contemporary activists for civil rights, like Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X?
- Thurgood Marshall, “Reflections on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution” (May 6, 1987)
- Thurgood Marshall, “A Colorblind Society Remains an Aspiration” (Oct. 15, 1987)
- Juan Williams, Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary, chaps. 21-23, 25-29
- Lucas E. Morel, “The Joe Louis of the Courtroom” (July/August 1999)