The Little Rock Nine: The Civil Rights Movement

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The background of the Civil Rights Movement reinforces the philosophy of anthropologist Margaret Mead who believed that “a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world.” Each individual possesses the power to encourage a difference in their community, whether it will benefit or harm the population is their decision. We must question our criteria to determine whether an event has changed the world, must it be an international change to be considered significant? Numerous organizations like the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) have battled for the civil rights of individuals while harnessing the power of civil disobedience that disputes the righteousness of racism.
The Little Rock Nine represents the resolution necessary
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