Students from Washington DC's Jefferson Academy reflect on desegregation sixty years after the Little Rock Nine. They discuss Kristin Levine's novel "The Lions of Little Rock." The author describes how she came to tell the story. U.S. Education Secretary John King is the celebrity reader. Kitty Felde is host.
Books Recommended by Demie and Mejae:
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry - Mildred D. Taylor
Inside Out and Back Again - Thanhha Lai
For more information about U.S. Education Secretary John King's "Opportunity Across America" bus tour, follow the link.