Daisy Bates, President of the Arkansas state conference of the National Assn. for the advancement of African American people, answers questions of reporters during news conference at Finley hall city ... more 
Daisy Bates, President of the Arkansas state conference of the National Assn. for the advancement of African American people, answers questions of reporters during news conference at Finley hall city college of New York on Nov. 1, 1957. Female civil rights activists pressed the organizers of the march to allow women a more prominent role on the dais, but only Bates was allowed to speak. She got 142 words. (AP Photo/JR) less 
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