Examine the life and work of Thurgood Marshall—a lawyer and U.S. Supreme Court Justice—with your students. Use the questions in this guide for Up Close: Thurgood Marshall, a biography by Chris Crowe, to promote critical thinking and engage students in a discussion about equality, the civil rights movement, and Brown v. Board of Education.
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