October 2, 2017 Declared Thurgood Marshall Day

October 2, 2017 Declared Thurgood Marshall Day

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Communities around the U.S. are proclaiming October 2, 2017, “Thurgood Marshall Day” in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the day Marshall was sworn in as the nation’s first African-American Supreme Court justice on October 2, 1967.


U.S. states, cities and counties nationwide including Atlanta; Austin; Baltimore; Broward County, Florida; Beverly Hills, California; Dallas; Detroit; Kansas City, Missouri; Miami-Dade County; Oakland, California; Palm Beach County, Florida; Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C. have already confirmed their participation. Buffalo, New York and Erie County, New York issued a joint proclamation.
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