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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 two of…

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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 War II internment of Japanese Americans,…

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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 Eisenhower…

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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 Convention…

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    Little Rock Nine Anniversary

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

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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 the protection of soldiers…

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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 scheduled in Detroit the…