Heroines of the Civil Rights Movement

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  • Vivian Malone Jones
  • Mary Fair Burks
  • Diane Nash
  • Clara Luper
  • Daisy Bates
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  • Jo Ann Gibson Robinson
  • Fannie Lou Hamer
  • Ella Baker
  • Septima Poinsette Clark

Daisy Bates

As president of the Arkansas NAACP, Daisy Bates was the driving force behind the Little Rock Nine, a group of students who gained national attention for integrating an all-white high school.

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