The fire trucks are out, there are thousands of people in the streets. You have a choice. You can have this, or you let Negroes eat at the lunch counters.
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|Birth:||1st October, 1922|
|Death:||2nd June, 2003|
Burke Marshall was born in Plainfield, New Jersey. He was an American lawyer and the head of the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice during the Civil Rights Era. He received a BA from Yale University in 1943. He Marshall was appointed Assistant Attorney General in 1961 by Robert Kennedy, who was Attorney General in President John F. Kennedy's administration. He was also the George W. Crawford Professorial Lecturer in Law. At the Yale Law School, Marshall taught courses in constitutional law, federal jurisdiction, and political and civil rights. In 1999, he received the Eleanor Roosevelt Award for Human Rights.
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