Warriors Don’t Cry


Melba Beals

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Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas

A landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the justices ruled unanimously that racial segregation in public schools was unconstitutional. The decision was handed down by Chief Justice Earl Warren in 1954. The plaintiff… read analysis of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas

The Little Rock Nine

– A group of nine black high-school students from Little Rock, Arkansas who agreed to be the first black students to integrate all-white Central High School three years after the Supreme Court decided Brown v.read analysis of The Little Rock Nine

White Citizens’ Council

A segregationist group that, along with the Central High Mothers’ League, led the opposition against the Little Rock Nine’s integration of Central High School. Citizens’ Councils formed throughout the United States in direct response to… read analysis of White Citizens’ Council