A readable account covering Marshall's early life and education, career as a lawyer and judge, and years as the first...

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THURGOOD MARSHALL: The Fight for Equal Justice

A readable account covering Marshall's early life and education, career as a lawyer and judge, and years as the first African-American Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. Hess uses Marshall's own words frequently, quoting (without specific citations) from periodical sources to chronicle the struggle for civil rights. A serviceable entry in the ""History of the Civil Rights Movement"" series. B&w photos; attractive line drawings; civil-rights time line; chronology of Marshall's life; suggested reading; sources; index.

Pub Date: Dec. 1, 1990

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: 122

Publisher: Silver Burdett

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: Nov. 15, 1990