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Check out Chadwick Boseman as Thurgood Marshall
Chadwick Boseman has made a career out of playing real-life heroes, including Jackie Robinson and James Brown . In his upcoming film, "Marshall," he will star as former Supreme Court justice Thurgood Marshall , who successfully argued as an attorney to desegregate public schools. In the
Today in History
Today in History Today is Tuesday, June 13, the 164th day of 2017. There are 201 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On June 13, 1942, a four-man Nazi sabotage team arrived on Long Island, New York, during World War II, three days before a second four-man team landed in Florida.
How Trump's budget would affect low-income students, historically black colleges
President Trump ’s proposed budget would cut financial aid funding for thousands of low-income college students, particularly those attending a historically black university, according to various analyses of the plan. The president’s proposed budget for the 2018 fiscal year, released last week,
Meet the 9 sitting Supreme Court justices
Following a bitter, partisan confirmation battle, Neil Gorsuch was sworn in on April 10 and took his seat on April 17 for his first full day as a Supreme Court justice. Gorsuch was President Trump's pick to replace another conservative, Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in his sleep at age 79 in
Justice Neil Gorsuch sworn in to Supreme Court
ABC News' Amna Nawaz talks with former Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Terry Moran and MaryAlice Parks about the cases the new justice will face.
Cafeteria duty and other junior justice firsts Neil Gorsuch will experience
ABC News' Terry Moran describes the early days of a Supreme Court justice's tenure.
No, the U.S. House didn't vote to block Sharia law
A fake news story claiming the U.S. House passed a bill to block Sharia law has gotten twisted around online. Though no such bill has passed, the story does have its roots in actual events in a western state. The original fake news story, flagged by Facebook users as part of ABC News' partnership
The News Literacy Project teaches students how to identify 'Fake News'
ABC News' Ryan Struyk visits Thurgood Marshall Academy in DC to discuss News Literacy Project and tools to identify "fake news," misinformation and rumors, and how it affects civic discourse.
The Supreme Court: Facts to Know About the Highest Court in the Land
With all eyes on the United States Supreme Court because of President Trump's announcement of his nominee to fill the seat of the late Justice Antonin Scalia , here are a few facts about the nation's highest court: How the Supreme Court Came to Existence Article III of the U.S. Constitution
Laurence Fishburne Talks Playing Nelson Mandela in 'Madiba'
The actor is live in Times Square, revealing what it was like to play Nelson Mandela in the upcoming film, "Madiba."