Civil Rights Blog – Little Rock, Ark. – Day 5

June 17th, 2012

The visuals of Little Rock, Ark. and the 9 sweet innocent black children who integrated the Central High School are imbedded in my being. Clubbing and beating the children trying to intimidate and humiliate them and make them go home, the local police continued their assault until Federal Troops from the 101st Airborne had to be ordered to protect them. Some of the individuals still have scars on their legs from white students tripping them, pushing shoving, and hitting them. How can you not learn something from that lesson? The disparity portrayed
After learning about all of the turbulence and horrific treatment of fellow human beings in this country, the biggest issue that resonates with me is the imperativeness of going home and moving forward with my passions. It is now more important than ever to address environmental concerns and dedicate more time to teaching people about the importance of saving our beautiful earth. It is critical to help bring out the vote for this next election by helping Senior Citizens and others to register.

That is all for now.

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