September 24, 2015

Today in history


Zinn Education Project -
On Sept. 24, 1957 Little Rock Mayor Woodrow Mann sent President Eisenhower a telegram asking for federal troops to maintain order and complete the desegregation process. The President announced he would send 1,000 members of the 101st Airborne Division to Little Rock, Arkansas. Here are classroom lessons, readings, and films on the Little Rock Nine:  

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