Thurgood Marshall: “Now It Is Our Turn”

Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas says in his Autobiography that he was the only one to vote to grant certiorari in a reverse discrimination case:

“saying to the Conference [the other Justices] that racial discrimination against a white was as unconstitutional as racial discrimination against a black. The only one who replied was Thurgood Marshall, who said, “You guys have been practicing discrimination for years. Now it is our turn”.

The Court Years, 1939-1975: The Autobiography of William O. Douglas, P. 149

This is quoted a lot, and like many famous quotes, it has only one source, who may have been lying.

However,  there`s nothing in the jurisprudence of Thurgood Marshall, first black justice of the Supreme Court, to show he felt differently.

It`s obvious that Obama and Holder feel that way too.