Washington in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Spirit of
7-2-08 to 1-24-98
I still believe firmly that the right will win out.
Justice for all people, regardless of race, creed or color.
The long-time NAACP lawyer who argued successfully in the U.S. Supreme
Court against segregation in schools, and other racially restrictive laws.
He integrated the Supreme Court as the first African American associate
Justice, appointed by President Lyndon Johnson, 10-2-67
Ancestral Guardian Sculpture
Allen Uzikee Nelson
Location. 38° 51.398′ N, 76° 58.62′ W. Marker is in Washington, District of Columbia, in Washington. Click for map. The marker is at the base of the statue outside the Anacostia Community Museum - Smithsonian Institution. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1901 Fort Place SE, Washington DC 20020, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battery Ricketts (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Stanton (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Growlery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Frederick Douglass National Historic Site The Sage of Anacostia (approx. 0.7 miles away); Uniontown, DC's First Suburb (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Big Chair (approx. 0.9 miles away); The World’s Largest Chair (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Washington.
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights •
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