Daisy Gatson Bates

D Encyclopaedia Africana February 23, 2021 DAISY BATES

After the success of the Little Rock Nine, Bates continued to work on improving the status of Black people in the South. Her influential work with school integration brought her national recognition. In 1962, she published her memoirs, The Long Shadow of Little Rock. Eventually, the book would win an American Book Award.

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