Now that you have completed this web quest, take a few moments to reflect
on all your new knowledge. Ask and answer for yourself the following
"After three whole days inside Central, I know that
integration is a much bigger word than I thought." --Melba Pattillo
In what ways have your understandings of "integration,"
"segregation," "civil rights," "racism," and "what it takes to be a warrior"
||The crisis in Little Rock and the civil
rights era occurred only a few decades ago in this country. In
terms of race issues and "treating all people equally," has our society
improved since then? How? If we have improved, have we
"Today is the first time in my life I felt equal to
white people. I want more of that feeling. I'll do whatever I
have to do to keep feeling equal all the time." --Melba Pattillo
||What can you do "to keep feeling equal" in
your life? What can you do to help others feel "equal"?
||What issues in our society or in the world
today would you consider becoming a "warrior" for? Why?
To read about the Little Rock Nine's 40 year reunion at
Central High School, click on the following link.
If you have comments, criticisms, or questions about this
web quest, please e-mail me!