Daisy Bates Takes Little Rock School Board To Court
Daisy Bates and her husband, L.C were always challenging the prevail of white authority, segregation, and restrictions of Jim Crow. This story began in 1954 when the Supreme Court called for an end to segregated schools.
I can't believe this!
Then, her house was later punctured with bullets and crosses burned her lawn.
Hello, It's Daisy! May I Come In?
Ooh! Let me try this!
The local school board was bombed, and teachers who supported Integration were fired.
Can Aunt Pattie do my hair?!
Due to all of the violence, 2 years would pass before Central High would admit , an African- American student.
Oh My God!
Daisy Bates talked to all nine of the kids to encourage them to enroll them in to Central High They agreed to go to the school.
I know I'm forcing this on ya'll but we've got to dispute and protest the Little Rock School Board '54 decision!
So from then on, they started to prepare for their first day at Little Rock Central High.