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House Proceeding 09-24-07 on Sep 24th, 2007 :: 2:10:49 to 2:13:25
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John Jr.Conyers

2:00:03 to 2:10:49( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Jr.Conyers

John Jr.Conyers

2:10:34 to 2:10:49( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: little rock nine's attempt top attend was on september 4, 1957. but the arkansas governor called in the national guard of his state to keep them out. on september 23, the little rock nine,

Bob Goodlatte

2:10:49 to 2:11:02( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: armed with a federal court order again tried to attend central high school, but protests and violence forced the group of students out of the school. it was not until federal protection was

Bob Goodlatte

2:10:49 to 2:13:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Bob Goodlatte

Bob Goodlatte

2:11:02 to 2:11:15( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: provided that the students would be able to safely attend school on september 21 -- 25. this federal protection would remain until the end of the school year enabling african american senior earnest

Bob Goodlatte

2:11:15 to 2:11:33( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: green to graduate. but sadly, this year's progress would be tainted by the arkansas governor's decision to close all of the high schools the following year. the little rock nine would remain champions

Bob Goodlatte

2:11:33 to 2:11:49( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: of education and school integration despite the fierce opposition. after the schools re-opened in 1959, three more of the little rock nine would go on to graduate from central high. all of

Bob Goodlatte

2:11:49 to 2:12:04( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: them would become productive contribute i have members of our society. from social work to education to government, the little rock nine were and remain represented in all professional sectors.

Bob Goodlatte

2:12:04 to 2:12:18( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: they have also continued their commitment to education with the founding of the little rock nine foundation, which is dedicated to providing educational opportunities to students of color.

Bob Goodlatte

2:12:18 to 2:12:29( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: on the 50th anniversaries of the integration of central high by the little rock nine, i'm pleased to recognize the great progress has been made in education. but i must also acknowledge recent

Bob Goodlatte

2:12:29 to 2:12:44( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: setbacks to the guarantee of opportunity and inclusion within our educational system. a recent supreme court decision now severely limits school districts in their efforts to achieve racial balance

Bob Goodlatte

2:12:44 to 2:12:55( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: and diversity in primary and secondary education. but in acknowledging recent setbacks, i would be remiss to not comment on the jena six, just as the little rock nine stood up to the inequities

Bob Goodlatte

2:12:55 to 2:13:11( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: of their time, we must lift up the jena six in response to the inequities of our time. the little rock nine did not mean to make national or world history. they were just standing up for

Bob Goodlatte

2:13:11 to 2:13:25( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: what they believed was right. and in considering this resolution, i ask that all our members move forward with this same kind of determination and understanding of what our democracy is all

Mike Ross

2:13:25 to 2:13:39( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Ross: about on this 50th anniversaries. let us all pledge to continue the legacy of the little rock nine and brown versus the board by protecting and advancg equal educational opportunity for all.

Mike Ross

2:13:25 to 2:17:33( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mike Ross

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