It will be said frequently in the years to come that an era in American history died when Thurgood Marshall left us. It will take some time for us to absorb the truth, for our sadness to be replaced by desperation. More than an era closed when his gallant heart failed him at last; in every corner of our battered country, maimed as it is by years of recklessly cultivated hatred, we lost the voice that constantly called us to attend to the work of our salvation.
Law | Legal History | Supreme Court of the United States
What He Was For,
Colum. Hum. Rts. L. Rev.
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