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Celebrating Daisy Bates: Her Legacy and the New Statue

Charles King, chairman of the Daisy Bates Museum Foundation Board, shares thoughts on her newly revealed statue in the U.S. Capitol and what's next for her legacy. ( Roby Brock / YouTube )<br/>

In this episode of Talk Business and Politics, host Roby Brock speaks with Charles King, president of the Daisy Bates Museum Foundation Board. They discuss the historical significance of Daisy Bates, an influential leader in the integration of schools in Little Rock, Arkansas, and her profound impact on civil rights in America.

The conversation highlights Bates' early life, her leadership of the Arkansas NAACP, and her crucial role in supporting the Little Rock Nine. King also shares insights about the Daisy Bates House Museum and the recent unveiling of a statue honoring Bates. Additionally, the episode touches on the challenges Bates faced and her enduring legacy in the fight for justice and equality.

00:25 Celebrating Daisy Bates: A Legacy of Courage

00:44 Daisy Bates' Impact on Civil Rights and Education

02:41 The Daisy Bates Museum: Preserving History

03:36 Challenges and Triumphs: The Bates' Struggle for Justice

04:46 Reflecting on Daisy Bates' Enduring Influence

05:49 The Daisy Bates Statue: A Symbol of Resilience

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