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I'm turning my thoughts to a black man whose powerful words describe the reality of America's progress in the civil rights arena: Ta-Nehisi Coates. In his book, Between the World and Me, Coates addresses how far we've come and how far we still have to go.
In 1957, Carlotta Walls and eight other black teens integrated Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. They weren't the first students to integrate a Southern public school. They weren't the last. But they were the ones whose story made headlines around the world.