March 2004
Weekly Reader News - Senior;3/12/2004, Vol. 82 Issue 21, p4
Reports on the efforts of the U.S. Army to protect a number of African-American students who entered Central High School, an all-white school in Little Rock, Arkansas, for the first time on September 4, 1957. Actions taken by the U.S. Supreme Court regarding the segregation policy of some state officials; Details of the Brown versus Board of Education court case that influenced the civil rights movement in the U.S.; Background on the condition of black schools during the 1950s.


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