Black History Month
Last updated 3/8/2021 at 1:57pm
Black History Month is over. Many deserving persons were honored. Two were missing.
The first is Justice Clarence Thomas. He is the longest serving and senior member of the Supreme Court. Constitutionally, he is one of two highest-ranking African-Americans in the country.
Raised by dirt-poor grandparents in the deeply segregated South, Thomas graduated with honors from my alma mater, College of the Holy Cross and Yale Law School. In his career on the U.S. D.C. Court of Appeals he was considered by the Washington Legal Bar to be a brilliant, careful and fair jurist who became a close fr...