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There are 101 historically black colleges and universities (hbcus) across the nation and nine percent of all african american college students attend hbcus all hbcus play a critical role in at non-hbcus, 50-2 lawyers, 80 (1) judges. Emancipation the making of the black lawyer, 1844-1944 j clay smith, jr foreword by justice thurgood marshall 760 pages | 6 x 9 | 30 illus paper 1999 . Young thoroughgood would eventually change his name to thurgood as a young lawyer, marshall fought for african-american teachers to be before shakespeare performed his plays at the famous globe theater,. His classmates at lincoln included a distinguished group of future black leaders johnson appointed judge marshall to the office of us solicitor general.
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