178Aug 27, 2013
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 the ...
422Mar 22, 2013
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 site of ...
872Feb 20, 2012
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 ...
329Jul 15, 2009
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 ...
231Sep 29, 2007
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 ...
407May 19, 2007
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 ...
2,059Oct 31, 2005
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 ...
612Sep 25, 1997
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 ...