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Aaron v. Cooper

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Creator:Foster, Lynn
Title:Aaron v. Cooper
Date:2007, 1954-1961

Entry describing the court case Aaron v. Cooper, a follow-up desegregation case that laid out a course of action for implementing desegregation in public schools. This landmark case that thwarted attempts by Southern politicians, such as Orval Faubus, to stall desegregation. Includes photograph.

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Types:articles | black-and-white photographs | Text
Subjects:Faubus, Orval Eugene, 1910-1994 | Aaron, John--Trials, litigation, etc. | Cooper, William G.--Trials, litigation, etc. | Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka | African Americans--Education--United States | Segregation--Southern States | Segregation in education--Law and legislation--United States | United States. Supreme Court | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | African Americans--Civil rights--United States | Civil rights movements--United States | School integration--United States | School integration--Massive resistance movement | Federal-city relations | Intervention (Federal government) | Segregation in education--Arkansas--Little Rock | Central High School (Little Rock, Ark.) | United States, Arkansas, Pulaski County, Little Rock, 34.7464809, -92.2895948
Collection:Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture
Institution:Richard C. Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Contributors:Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture
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