� Passion of the Berg | Main | Busted �

May 14, 2004

A Little Bit of Thurgood

Volokh puts a little bit of history on my mind. And so I decided to go look around to hear his oral arguments before the Supreme Court in the Brown case.

Thurgood Marshall was a prankster at Lincoln University. There's an old story that he got a cow into the presidents office and fed it a laxative. I didn't know that. But from Juan Williams' story about the beginning Marshall's political consciousness, you get a feeling about his greatness.

Posted by mbowen at May 14, 2004 03:57 PM

Trackback Pings

TrackBack URL for this entry:

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference A Little Bit of Thurgood:

Brown v. Board of Education 50th Anniversary from DebWire
On May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that segregation of public schools “solely on the basis of race” denied black children equal educational opportunity, even though “physical facilities and other ‘tangible... [Read More]

Tracked on May 17, 2004 03:24 AM