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    Civil Rights and Youth Mentoring

    The March on Washington Memorial Youth Mentoring Summit held a plenary session with leaders from the civil rights movement. Speakers included Carlotta Walls LaNier and Earnest Green…

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    Civil Rights and the Little Rock Nine

    Ernest Green spoke about his experience as one of the first nine African American students to attend Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957. The school was the…

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    Civil Rights and Presidents Roosevelt, Truman, and Eisenhower

    This discussion is from a conference on “The Presidency and Civil Rights” held at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. Among the topics: FDR’s World…

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    Central High School Desegregation Anniversary

    President Clinton honored the nine people who were the first black students at Little Rock Central High School on the fortieth anniversary of their enrollment. In 1957, President…

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    NAACP Centennial Convention

    Speakers celebrated the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. They spoke about historic achievements and the future of the civil rights movement. This plenary session of the NAACP Centennial…

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    Little Rock Nine Anniversary

    Mr. Green spoke about his experiences as one of the “Little Rock Nine” and br/ how events like the Little Rock Nine helped to shape the civil rights movement. He also…

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    Little Rock Central High School Integration

    Members of the “Little Rock Nine” spoke on the 50th anniversary of when they, as teenagers, desegregated Little Rock Central High School under the guidance of Daisy Bates and…

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    Rosa Parks Memorial Service

    Following a period during which Ms. Parks was honored by lying in repose in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda, a memorial service was held to honor her life and legacy prior to her funeral…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    President Clinton and members of Congress honored nine former Little Rock, Arkansas high school students with Congressional Gold Medals. Known as the "Little Rock Nine," they were the…

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    Winter Meeting Opening Plenary

    After a video about the desegregation of Little Rock High School in 1954, Mr. Green, one of the “Little Rock Nine,” talked about his experiences and about the continuing…

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    Book Discussion on Brown v. Board of Education

    Mr. Green spoke to students and took questions concerning his participation in the “Little Rock Nine", the group of nine African-American students who desegregated Little Rock…

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    Brown v. Board of Education

    At Martin Luther King Middle School in Beltsville, Maryland today, the President and a group of students participated in a question and answer session on the Brown v. Board of Education…

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    Little Rock Desegregation Retrospective

    Green and Roberts recount their experiences as students in the Little Rock desegregation case Brown v. Board of Education 35 years after the 1954 case.

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