Summary Of The Long Shadow Of Little Rock By Daisy Bates

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Daisy Bates, the author of "The Long Shadow of Little Rock", is a civil rights activist, newspaper writer and an officer in the NAACP. In the book, "The Long Shadow of Little Rock", she writes about the hate, anger and segregation of blacks in Arkansas. The book is presented more as an autobiography of the author herself, although the story of the integration of nine black students in the Little Rock Central High School in 1957 takes spotlight in the book. Bates mentions about the hardship of her and the nine other students in the effort to defy local segregation and bring integration in the school, as well as in the whole of the US. The author has been able to provide the facts of what racial prejudice was back then in the

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