Daisy Bates and the Little Rock School Crisis

  title={Daisy Bates and the Little Rock School Crisis},
  author={Carolyn Calloway‐Thomas and T. Garner},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  pages={616 - 628}
  • Carolyn Calloway‐Thomas, T. Garner
  • Published 1996
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Black Studies
  • The August23, 1963 March on Washington was a watershed event. For the first time in our nation's history, Black Americans collectively presented their grievances to a world that had been largely silent toward their battles for freedom. But there was something peculiar about this great moment in American history: Black women were virtually barred from participation, among them Rosa Parks, Diane Nash Revel, Gloria Richardson, and Daisy Bates. "The committee scheduled no female speakers during the… CONTINUE READING
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    Bates had planned to notify Eckford the following morning; however, because of her hectic schedule, she failed to do so. When Bates heard that a young girl had been mobbed REFERENCES
      Because this essay is article length, we must of necessity omit some dates and events. For the fullest accounts of the Little Rock crisis, see Bates (1962) and Blossom
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