HIGH POINT UNIVERSITY
CIVIL RIGHTS is the theme of this sculpture.
"Where you see wrong or inequality or injustice, speak out, because this is your country. This is your democracy. Make it. Protect it. Pass it on."
He successfully argued before the Supreme Court the case of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, which declared unconstitutional racial segregation in American public schools. President Lyndon B. Johnson nominated him to the Supreme Court on June 13, 1967; Marshall’s nomination was confirmed (69–11) by the U.S. Senate on August 30, 1967.