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How the Little Rock Nine Changed School Rules

The Little Rock Nine were a group of nine people who tried to attend Little Rock Central High School. The first day they arrived, they were escorted by the State Troops. 1,174 more words

Social Change

Black History Month - Louis Armstrong and Robinson Center

Louis Armstrong played Robinson Auditorium several times during his career.  He also played other venues in Little Rock.

As the Civil Rights movement started taking hold in the mid-1950s, many African American entertainers were vocal in their support.   342 more words

History

Fire from the Rock by Sharon M. Draper

“I don’t understand why people are so mean to each other, why one group of people can hate another group of people so much. It makes my head hurt to think of it, but I see it everywhere now. 1,436 more words

Family

Tess Rafferty: Prove it

Since I’ve posted the video Aftermath: 2016, I have been told that good people voted for Trump. I have been told that people who voted for Trump aren’t racist. 1,658 more words

Opinion Leaders

Photo of the Day - 11/28/16 ("Race Mixing", 1959)

Daily Photo — “Race Mixing, 1959”

Use the photos posted in this feature for writing prompts, warm-up activities, drawing templates or as part of a  43 more words

Writing

ON THIS DAY: September 24, 2016

September 24 is

Cherries Jubilee Day *

Punctuation Day *

Our National Museum Day
(Smithsonian)

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History

ON THIS DAY: September 4, 2016

September 4th is

Eat an Extra Dessert Day *

Macadamia Nut Day

Newspaper Carrier Day *

National Wildlife Day *

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MORE!  Festivals and Holidays, Geronimo, a “Kodak moment” and Jimi Hendrix, click 554 more words

History