Daisy Bates : Civil Rights Crusader from Arkansas
By: Stockley, Grif.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Margaret Walker Alexander Series in African American Studies: Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2005Description: 1 online resource (351 p.).ISBN: 9781604730678.Subject(s): African American women civil rights workers -- Arkansas -- Little Rock -- Biography | African Americans -- Arkansas -- Little Rock -- Biography | Arkansas -- Race relations | Bates, Daisy | Central High School (Little Rock, Ark.) | Civil rights movements -- Arkansas -- Little Rock -- History | Civil rights workers -- Arkansas -- Little Rock -- Biography | Little Rock (Ark.) -- Biography | Little Rock (Ark.) -- Race relations | School integration -- Arkansas -- Little Rock -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Daisy Bates : Civil Rights Crusader from ArkansasDDC classification: 323/.092 LOC classification: F419.L7 S76 2005Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. A Little Girl from Huttig; 2. A Much Older Man; 3. A Newspaper All Their Own; 4. Two for the Price of One; 5. An Unwavering Commitment; 6. The Bombshell of Brown v. Board of Education; 7. A Foot in the Schoolhouse Door; 8. Two Steps Back; 9. Front and Center; 10. Who Is That Woman in Little Rock?; 11. A Battle Every Day; 12. Woman of the Year; 13. Holding the Line; 14. Coping with Defeat; 15. The New York Years; 16. Going in Different Directions; 17. The Long Shadow of Little Rock; 18. Mitchellville-Self-Help or Monument?; 19. Fighting Over a Legend
Daisy Bates (1914-1999) is renowned as the mentor of the Little Rock Nine, the first African Americans to attend Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. For guiding the Nine through one of the most tumultuous civil rights crises of the 1950s, she was selected as Woman of the Year in Education by the Associated Press in 1957 and was the only woman invited to speak at the Lincoln Memorial ceremony in the March on Washington in 1963. But her importance as a historical figure has been overlooked by scholars of the civil rights movement. Daisy Bates: Civil Rights Crusader from Arkansas chroni
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