Clarence Thomas http://wesa.fm en SCOTUS Justice Clarence Thomas Visits Duquesne University http://wesa.fm/post/scotus-justice-clarence-thomas-visits-duquesne-university <p>U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas spoke at Duquesne University Tuesday afternoon on topics ranging from his childhood in segregated Georgia to his 22-year tenure on the nation's highest court.</p><p>Thomas is the only black justice to serve on the Supreme Court after Thurgood Marshall. Thomas filled Marshall's vacated position on the bench.</p><p>Born in Pin Point, Ga. in 1948, Thomas said he grew up in a poor black community, but he was pushed toward academic success by his grandfather and the nuns at his Catholic school.</p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 01:25:00 +0000 Noah Brode 7575 at http://wesa.fm