civil rights activist
Basic information about Daisy Bates
her full name is Daisy Lee Gatson Bates
Born : November 11 1914
Died : November 4 1999
she was 85 years old when she died
married to : L. C. Bates
occupation : newspaper owner ( community organizer )
known for : little rock integration crisis of 1957
Daisy is a African American who fought against the human rights in 1957
she didn't live with her birth parents
she was apart of NAACP (National association for the advancement of colored people)
Why did she start protesting?
Daisy Didn't have a good childhood . She was adopted, her mother was raped and murdered by three white men and her birth father left because it was to much to handle so he left her with his close friend. Because of this traumatic experience it fueled her hunger to help fight segregation and as soon as she left home she went to help fight segregation by joining the NAACP.
what kind of experience did she go through?
She has then had many great experiences including winning woman of the year for all her work in 1957. She won the spingarn medal, the diamond cross of Malta she has also got a street and the high school named after her in Arkansas in her honor and a joint holiday day. all of her hardships and experiences paid off as she has won some very honorable awards.
how she made a difference?
who helped her protest?
The African American community of Arkansas