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In 1967, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, becoming the first black person to serve on the high court.

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In 1954, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its landmark Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka ruling, which declared that racially segregated public schools were inherently unequal.

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