AOT #180: Carlotta Walls LaNier Podcasts A Mighty Long Way: My Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High School

September 21, 2009 by  
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Carlotta Walls LaNier A Mighty Long Way: My Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High School

When fourteen-year-old Carlotta Walls walked up the stairs of Little Rock Central High School on September 25, 1957, she and eight other black students only wanted to make it to class. But the journey of the “Little Rock Nine,” as they came to be known, would lead the nation on an even longer and much more turbulent path, one that would challenge prevailing attitudes, break down barriers, and forever change the landscape of America. Carlotta Walls LaNier will discuss and sign her remarkable memoir A Mighty Long Way: My Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High School, which includes a forward by President Bill Clinton. Complete with compelling photographs of the time, A Mighty Long Way shines a light on this watershed moment in civil rights history and shows that determination, fortitude, and the ability to change the world are not exclusive to a few special people but are inherent within us all.

($26.00) Ballantine ISBN #978-0-345-51100-3.

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One Response to “AOT #180: Carlotta Walls LaNier Podcasts A Mighty Long Way: My Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High School”
  1. chanti says:

    we are doing a project on little rock 9 and were wondering if there was any possible was that we could contact her. if so please reply to this email! thanks toodles! 🙂

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