Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz: In Arkansas, Presidents Day officially honors George Washington as well as another American. Who?
A Susan B. Anthony
B Daisy Bates
C Hillary Rodham Clinton
Arkansas established the third Monday in February as ‘George Washington’s Birthday and Daisy Gatson Bates Day.’ Bates and her husband owned the Arkansas State Press, a statewide weekly newspaper that reported on civil rights issues and advocated for racial justice. When the Little Rock Integration Crisis happened in 1957, Bates assisted the nine students who integrated a school that was previously a ‘whites only’ institution.
The correct answer is Daisy Bates.