Justice Thurgood Marshall’s wife ‘Cissy’ Marshall dies at 94

Written by on November 25, 2022

WASHINGTON – Cecilia “Cissy” Suyat Marshall, the wife of the late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall who worked alongside the civil rights champion at the NAACP, died Tuesday at the age of 94, the Supreme Court announced.

Marshall’s husband became the high court’s first Black justice in 1967 following a career as a civil rights lawyer in which he argued the landmark Brown v. Board of . . .

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