Read Carlotta Walls LaNier , A Mighty Long Way (2009). The federal decision to integrate institutions of public education was based on the idea of equality-Providing equal education to all american citizens regardless of race.Based on the book,explain why the federal decision did not provide equal education. If integrated schools were not providing equal education to black americans, then why integrate at all ?

Why was integration not equal for the little rock 9? What regulations were introduced to school? Were regulations an aid or hindrance ?Why integrate ? What school did the 9 attend prior to central high? Why choose central over their former all-Black school ? Does being an all-black school automatically mean inferior ?