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Marshall worked very hard to win his case.
Marshall worked very hard to win his case.

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Briggs to Brown

When Briggs went to trial, Marshall showed how little money was spent on schools for black children and how their schools were not equal to schools that white children attended.

The court agreed that the schools were not equal but said it was OK for there to be separate schools as long as Clarendon County made the schools for blacks as good as those for whites. Marshall disagreed. He said the schools would never be equal as long and there were separate schools. What did he do?

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