Thurgood Marshall, chief council for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, will deliver the keynote address today at a conference of the New England Region of the National Students Association. The meeting will take place in New Lecture Hall at 1:15 p.m.
Marshall, who ranked first in the 1933 graduating class at the Howard Law School, will speak on the elimination of segregation in public schools. He is currently representing the NAACP in the segregation cases which are before the Supreme Court. He has also recently traveled to Korea and Japan to investigate the segregation problems in the Armed Forces.
Approximately 100 delegates will represent over 30 New England schools at today's conference, open to the public. After Marshall's address, Clifford A. Alexander '55, president of the Student Council, will deliver a brief speech.