Lessons from Little Rock

Lessons from Little Rock

by Terrance Roberts
     
 

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Sober news reports of a U.S. Army convoy rumbling across the bridge into Little Rock cannot overpower this intimate, powerful, personal account of the integration of Little Rock Central High School. Showing what it felt like to be one of those nine students who wanted only a good high school education, Roberts’s rich narrative and candid voice take readers

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Sober news reports of a U.S. Army convoy rumbling across the bridge into Little Rock cannot overpower this intimate, powerful, personal account of the integration of Little Rock Central High School. Showing what it felt like to be one of those nine students who wanted only a good high school education, Roberts’s rich narrative and candid voice take readers through that rocky year, helping us realize that the historic events of the Little Rock integration crisis happened to real people—to children, parents, our fellow citizens.

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"A remarkable and powerful story of personal strength." —Paul Robert Walker, author of Remember Little Rock

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935106593
Publisher:
Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Publication date:
04/05/2013
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
1,343,068
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Terrence Roberts graduated from California State University and earned a PhD in psychology from Southern Illinois University. He now resides in California, where he owns and directs a management consulting firm. President Clinton presented Roberts with the Congressional Gold Medal in 1999. Roberts is a frequent public speaker and has been featured on Good Morning America, The Today Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Rachel Maddow Show, and NPR’s Tavis Smiley Show.

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