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This Week in Universal News: Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall is Sworn In, 1967

On October 2, 1967, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as a Supreme Court Justice. Marshall had a long history of fighting for civil rights in the legal system, most famously when he argued against school segregation in the Brown v. … Continue reading

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This Week in Universal News: President Truman Addresses the NAACP, 1947

This week, we’re featuring a speech President Harry S. Truman made┬áJune 28, 1947, at the closing of the annual conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). From the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, Truman called … Continue reading

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