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"Warriors Don't Cry" by Melba Pattillo Beals

Warriors Don’t Cry is a beautiful and terribly moving recollection of Melba Beals experience as one of The Little Rock Nine in Central High School during integration. 277 more words

Adolescent Lit

Photo A Day: March 19, 2015: Civil Right's Segregation In Little Rock

I love history.

I especially love Civil Right’s History in the US, and have visited many key locations of this period over my travels in the South. 271 more words


Reaching for the moon

IN HONOR OF BLACK HISTORY month, I have counted down 28 — because there are 28 days in February — young African Americans (or groups of African Americans) who played significant roles in breaking racial barriers and/or fighting injustice before and during the Civil Rights Movement. 372 more words

Little Rock Nine Member Minniejean Brown-Trickey to visit CATA

(Courtesy of UCPS)


Minniejean Brown-Trickey, one of the Little Rock Nine, will speak to CATA and Monroe High students during an assembly. Trickey, along with eight other students desegregated Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1957. 66 more words

School News

Worth Fighting For: An Army Ranger's Journey Out of the Military and Across America

Even the mainstream, corporate-owned Chicago Tribune says that Rory Fanning’s Worth Fighting For “shows us the imperial and harmful objective of US foreign policy . . 2,066 more words

U.S. Foreign Policy