Bison Brothers: 10 Notable Men Who Attended Howard University

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Thurgood Marshall
Marshall made history as the first African American judge to sit on the Supreme Court and argued more cases before than court than any previous lawyer. One of the most prominent cases he took on before his appointment was as the NAACP’s chief counsel in the Brown vs. The Board of Education which the declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students unconstitutional. The beginnings of his prominence began at Howard University School of Law, where he graduated first in his class in 1933.

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