Minnijean Brown-Trickey

Minnijean Brown-Trickey

Minnijean Brown-Trickey was one of a group of African-American teenagers known as the "Little Rock Nine." On September 25, 1957, under the gaze of 1,200 armed soldiers and a worldwide audience, Minnijean Brown-Trickey faced down an angry mob and helped to desegregate Central High. She was suspended in December 1957 for dumping her bowl of chili on a white boy who blocked her way in the cafeteria, and expelled in February, for calling a girl “white trash” after the girl taunted her and hit her with a purse. Wikipedia*

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Minnijean Brown-Trickey has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1999 Speech. The year with the most videos was 2009 with two videos. Most appearances with Terrence J. Roberts (2), Ernest Green (2), Jefferson Thomas (2). Most common tags: African American History, Minorities, African Americans.

Appearances by Title:c. September 1, 1957 - Present Member, Little Rock Nine Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • NAACP Centennial Convention

    NAACP Centennial Convention

    Speakers celebrated the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. They spoke about historic achievements and the future of the civil rights…

  • Rally for Education Equality

    Rally for Education Equality

    The Close the Gap: Equality in Education Rally was held on the occasion of the 55th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education

  • Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    President Clinton and members of Congress honored nine former Little Rock, Arkansas high school students with Congressional Gold Medals.…

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