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Meet Amazing Americans Leaders & Statesmen Thurgood Marshall
 
Marshall (center) celebrated with his fellow lawyers on the Supreme Court victory.
Marshall (center) celebrated with his fellow lawyers on the Supreme Court victory.

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Briggs to Brown

He took the case to the U.S. Supreme Court. There were four other similar cases before the court, so all the cases were joined together and called Brown v. Board of Education.

After many months, the Supreme Court unanimously agreed with Marshall. He won a great victory, but there was still a long road to travel before everyone had the same civil rights in America.


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