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And A Child Shall Lead Us

The Little Rock Nine were a group of African American students enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in 1957. Their enrollment was followed by the Little Rock Crisis, in which the students were initially prevented from entering the racially segregated school by Orval Faubus, … 307 more words

District Dialogue

“Every single human being on the planet changes the universe. You change history just by showing up. What kind of footprint will you leave?” – Terrence Roberts of the “Little Rock 

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Terrence Roberts Inspires Young People To Stand Against Discrimination

Dr. Terrence Roberts spoke to students in the Huntington Beach High School gymnasium today about his experience during the Little Rock Desegregation Crisis of 1957. History students from six Huntington Beach, California middle schools and high schools filled the bleachers to hear Dr. 35 more words

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Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock | Documentary about a Forgotten Civil Rights Icon | Independent Lens | PBS

A voice for the rights of women as well as the right to a quality education, Mrs. Daisy Bates was a “heroine of the Civil Rights Movement.” A childhood marred by tragedy (Bates lost her parents when her mother was killed and her father abandoned her shortly after her mother’s death), Bates helped her husband run his newspaper while also working for the National Association for Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).  120 more words