Daisy Bates: Forgotten Heroine of Civil Rights

Daisy Bates was a complex, unconventional, and largely forgotten heroine of the civil rights movement. She led the charge to desegregate the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957.



The powerful film, Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock, tells the story of her life and public support of nine black students registered to attend Central High School in 1957.


Watch the trailer.

Learn about Daisy’s story.

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