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    characters Breaking the Silence Free Breaking the Silence AUTHOR Sara Alderman Murphy In September 1958 days after Governor Orval Faubus closed all the Little Rock high schools a group of 58 women met in the home of Adolphine Fletcher Terry a prominent 76 year old political activist and catalyst for social change Their numbers rose uickly peaking at 2000 women strong With just one goal they assumed the name Women's Emergency Committee to Open Our Schools And they did it the high schools reopened

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  • Hardcover
  • 336
  • Breaking the Silence
  • Sara Alderman Murphy
  • English
  • 07 August 2020
  • 9781557284563

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Read & Download Breaking the Silence 104 characters ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ Sara Alderman Murphy Late confident promoters of public schools and helped others to understand that those schools must be fully integratedForty years later Sara Murphy a key member of the WEC recounts the rarely told sto1y of these courageous women who formed a resistance movement With passion and sensitivity she reconstructs the challenges and triumphs of that battle which issued from the mutual link Southern white women shared with disfranchised African Americans in their common goal for full citizenshi.

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Read & Download Breaking the Silence 104 characters ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ Sara Alderman Murphy The Little Rock Central High School integration crisis did not end in1957 when President Eisenhower sent a portion of the first Airborne Division to protect nine black students The turmoil was entering its second year in 1958 when Arkansas governor Orval Faubus invoked a hastily passed state law to close the high schools rather than obey the federal court orders that would integrate themA group of respectable middle class white women faced with the prospect of no schools as well as the.

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Read & Download Breaking the Silence 104 characters ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ Sara Alderman Murphy Further loss of their city's good name turned militant Led by Adolphine Fletcher Teny a prominent old family civic leader in her seventies the wome n uickly put together the Women's Emergency Committee to Open Our Schools WEC a highly effective organization that bombarded the city with ads fliers and statements challenging Faubus's action At peak membership the WEC mustered two thousand to their cause Largely inexperienced in politics when they joined the WEC these women became articu.