1881Frederick Douglass was appointed recorder of deeds for Washington, D.C. Republican presidents regularly appointed Douglass to government positions including U.S. marshal for the District of Columbia, which made Douglass the first African–American chosen for a position requiring Senate confirmation.1954The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously issued its ruling in Brown vs. Topeka Board of Education, et al. The ruling …
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