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Daisy Bates (1914-1999) was an African American civil rights activist and newspaper publisher. Daisy had a tragic childhood: her mother was violently murdered by three white men. Her father left her and the young girl was raised by friends of the family. Later in life, Bates married L.C. Bates and the couple operated the Arkansas State Press - a weekly African American newspaper that promoted civil rights. Bates was the president of the Arkansas NAACP chapter and played a pivotal role in desegregation in Arkansas. Arkansas State Press was closed due to lack of revenue and in 1960. Bates was a powerful force in the battle for school integration and published her story on the issue “The Long Shadow of Little Rock”. She moved to Washington, D.C where she worked for the Democratic National Committee. After her husband passed away Bates revived the newspaper and continued to document the battle to end segregation in Arkansas.

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The concept of this NFT series is to shine a light on actual heroes of the real world who have dedicated their entire lives to battling evil and inequality long before the emergence of fictional superheroes. Modern pop culture has elevated and idolized protagonists with superpowers and they have become somewhat of a cult. Films about superheroes are a success at the box office, attracting millions of people around the world whilst superhero characters are deemed as aspirational.

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Daisy Bates (1914-1999) was an African American civil rights activist and newspaper publisher. Daisy had a tragic childhood: her mother was violently murdered by three white men. Her father left her and the young girl was raised by friends of the family. Later in life, Bates married L.C. Bates and the couple operated the Arkansas State Press - a weekly African American newspaper that promoted civil rights. Bates was the president of the Arkansas NAACP chapter and played a pivotal role in desegregation in Arkansas. Arkansas State Press was closed due to lack of revenue and in 1960. Bates was a powerful force in the battle for school integration and published her story on the issue “The Long Shadow of Little Rock”. She moved to Washington, D.C where she worked for the Democratic National Committee. After her husband passed away Bates revived the newspaper and continued to document the battle to end segregation in Arkansas.

The visionary minds behind Gagarin Show present a 62 piece NFT collectible “American Heroes” which is inspired by some of the most iconic and notable people in American History. The 62 American icons selected for this NFT series represent people who wholeheartedly believed in dignity, strived for freedom, and fiercely fought for human rights. Each NFT is a 3D character model that depicts a particular American hero.

The concept of this NFT series is to shine a light on actual heroes of the real world who have dedicated their entire lives to battling evil and inequality long before the emergence of fictional superheroes. Modern pop culture has elevated and idolized protagonists with superpowers and they have become somewhat of a cult. Films about superheroes are a success at the box office, attracting millions of people around the world whilst superhero characters are deemed as aspirational.

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