Immediately after the 1958 election, Brooks' friends
held a testimonial dinner, brooks gave a speech which
revealed the basic philosophy of government that guided
him throughout his life:
While I honor the office of representative, I am
Civil Rights; Integration; Little Rock Central High School; African-Americans; Blacks; Little Rock (Ark.); Daisy Bates; Christopher C. Mercer; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; Herbert Thomas
Letter from Adolphine Terry describing April 10 meeting of an interracial group at Dunbar Community Center.