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Memphis, Tennessee

Walking in Memphis … walking with my feet ten feet off of Beale …

On our way to the city of rock and roll we stopped of at Texarkana (the border between Texas and Arkansas) for some quick photos and then headed to Little Rock. 1,227 more words

The Eternal Terror

Perhaps the Confederate flag in South Carolina will fly at half mast now a damaged excuse for a human being named Dylann Roof killed nine black people in a South Carolina Church. 531 more words

Point Of View Columns

Graduation Day--57 Years Ago

Today marks the 57th anniversary of Little Rock Central High School‘s graduation ceremony for the Class of 1958. It’s a shame that it might pass unnoticed by some, as it might have for me had I not been doing research for… 1,040 more words

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"Little Rock Nine" Receive Lincoln Leadership Prize

CHICAGO (CBS) — Civil rights pioneers were in downstate Illinois on Tuesday, after being honored in Chicago Monday night for their work since they ended racial segregation at an all-white school in Arkansas decades ago. 207 more words

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HISTORIC LITTLE ROCK NINE TO BE AWARDED LINCOLN LEADERSHIP PRIZE

IN THESE RECENT DAYS OF UNREST in our nation, I am so happy to see the board of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Foundation join together to award our highest award, the Lincoln Leadership Prize, to the courageous individuals known as The Little Rock Nine. 602 more words

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library And Museum Foundation

Undertow by Michael Buckley

Undertow is an interesting animal: Part social statement full of big ideas and part teen YA urban fantasy, the book changes greatly in tone from the first to second part. 677 more words

Romance

Tonight at Clinton School - Discussion of Thurgood Marshall and 1949 Groveland Boys Case

Before he was on the Supreme Court, before he supported the Little Rock Nine, before Brown v. Board of Education, Thurgood Marshall was a longtime crusader not just for civil rights, but for human rights.   129 more words

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