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Melba Pattillo and Ruby Bridges: Two Pioneers of School Integration

Students put themselves in the shoes of the students who integrated Little Rock High School in 1957-58. Note: The primary resources in this activity provide powerful and poignant descriptions of what those students faced.

The Black History Rap

In this lesson, students put the lives of historic Black figures into poetic form.

Melba Pattillo and Ruby Bridges: Two Heroes of School Integration

In this lesson, students read the recollections of two women who were among the pioneers of school integration in the Deep South.