Please join us for the First Friday Film “Marshall” Friday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m. This movie screening is co-sponsored by the NAACP – White Plains/Greenburgh Branch.
Director Reginald Hudlin’s Marshall, is based on an early trial in the career of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. It follows the young lawyer (Chadwick Boseman) to conservative Connecticut to defend a black chauffeur (Sterling K. Brown) charged with sexual assault and attempted murder of his white socialite employer (Kate Hudson).
Muzzled by a segregationist court, Marshall partners with a courageous young Jewish lawyer, Samuel Friedman (Josh Gad). Together they mount the defense in served as a template for Marshall’s creation of the NAACP legal defense fund.