Barb Terpstra's Reviews > A Mighty Long Way: My Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High School
A Mighty Long Way: My Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High School
Barb Terpstra's review
Aug 05, 2009
This book was about the Little Rock 9, and the racial upheaval that took place during the desegregation of Central High. I am sad to confess my ignorance of history. I was not aware that the school was closed for a whole school year to both black and white students. This first person account was factual and interesting. The hurt to the heart is expressed in this sentiment: "Some days I was so mentally exhausted that I didn't have the energy to guard my heart. In those low moments, when the troublemakers hurled their insults, they smashed my spirit like bricks."
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August 5, 2009 – Shelved