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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

History

"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

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