Topic: Thurgood Marshall
Working the sleeping car was one of the best jobs African Americans could get after the Civil War. Though it involved serving well-off whites, the Pullman Company helped create the first black middle class in America.
02/29/2008 12:00 am
For kids: US Supreme Court justice Thurgood Marshall was the first African-American to be appointed to the highest court in the land.
02/12/2008 12:00 am