Category: Activist

The Little Rock Nine

           The Little Rock Nine They Only Wanted To Go To School…   Thelma Mothershed, Elizabeth Eckford, Melba Pattillo, Jefferson Thomas, Ernest Green, Minnijean Brown, Carlotta Walls, Terrence Roberts, and Gloria Ray.    By Dale Ricardo Shields   Little Rock, Arkansas September 4, 1957   The Little Rock Nine Slide Presentation by Dale Ricardo ShieldsMusic by Cory …

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Thurgood Marshall: Revolutionizing the Concept of Precedence in the Supreme Court

                                               Thurgood                                                                …

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The Scottsboro Boys

  The Scottsboro Boys    The story of the Scottsboro Boys, the nine African American teenage boys who was falsely accused of raping two White women.   by DALE RICARDO SHIELDS “No case has ever caused so much protest or outrage in the history of the United States.” SCOTTSBORO BOYS TRIAL AND DEFENSE CAMPAIGN (1931–1937) …

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DUCHESS HARRIS, PhD, JD

MIRIAM (Duchess) HARRIS by DALE RICARDO SHIELDS  “I wouldn’t trade nothing for my journey now.“ Dr. Harris is an Associate Professor of American Studies at Macalester College. She joined the faculty in 1998 and has expertise in 20th-century political history, feminist theory, and race and the law. “The more powerful and original a mind, the …

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