Daily Archives: July 18, 2020

How Jazz Helped Fuel the 1960s Civil Rights Movement

A jazz concert at Jackie Robinson’s home “In 1957, Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus decided that integration—mandated three years earlier by Brown v. Board of Ed.—constituted such a state of emergency that he mobilized the National Guard to prevent nine black … Continue reading

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