This event was to accomplish African American and white schools coming together with both races going to school together. In 1954, the law stated that black and white students could go to school together but many places in the south disagreed so many white students, parents and teachers fought against integrating.
They faced hate and threats toward them because they were different, but they tried to stand tall because they knew that what they were doing was important to help with their future generations.
The members of that illustrious group are now in their mid-60s - heroes of the struggle for black equality, who braved hatred, violence and possible death to help prick the conscience of a nation. Many schools are integrated and people understand that skin color or history is not acceptable to hate someone. People only called them names because they were told or thought that they were superior to other races and African Americans and other races felt beaten down and wanted to change things.
American Indian Schools; many of those involved in Indian Affairs desired to assimilate the native population and to teach them to rid themselves of their native culture. Efforts were made to accomplish that by sending representatives of various religious denominations to “convert them to Christianity.” Certainly, this effort was met with some success.