After Thurgood Marshall left for the federal bench, Greenberg became the Legal Defense Fund's second director. Greenberg argued some of the biggest civil rights cases in front of the Supreme Court.
The civil rights movement produced many different types of leaders. Thurgood Marshall, argued successfully before the Supreme Court that racial segregation laws violated the US Constitution. Diane Nash, a college student at Fisk Uni...
Before Thurgood Marshall became the first African-American to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, he represented African-Americans in landmark cases overturning segregation
The last surviving lawyer who argued Brown v. Board of Education at the U.S. Supreme Court died Wednesday at 91.