The Little Rock Nine were significant as symbols of the difference between the changing federal laws concerning segregation in the 1950s and opposing public sentiment about the law...
The Little Rock Nine were a group of African-American students who were enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in 1957 as the first step in integrating schools.
These students included Ernest Green, Elizabeth Eckford, Jefferson Thomas, Terrence Roberts, Carlotta Walls LaNier, Minnijean Brown, Gloria Ray Karlmark, Thelma Mothershed, and Melba Beals.
The Little Rock Nine were a group of nine African American students enrolled in
Little Rock Central High School in 1957. Their enrollment was followed by the ...
The Little Rock Nine® Foundation was created to promote the ideals of justice
and equality of opportunity for all. Forged in the crucible of fierce opposition to the
Will the students like you? The night before Thelma Mothershed, Elizabeth Eckford, Melba Pattillo, Jefferson Thomas, Ernest Green, Minniejean Brown, Carlotta Walls, Terrence Roberts and Gloria Ray, or the "Little Rock Nine
" as history remembers them, were to enter into... More »
Led by civil rights pioneer Daisy Bates, these nine brave Arkansas teenagers
broke through racial barriers to become the first black students to attend Little
In a key event of the American Civil Rights Movement, nine black students
enrolled at formerly all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, ...
Little Rock School Desegregation (1957), Next entry ... The students, known as
the Little Rock Nine, were recruited by Daisy Bates, president of the Arkansas ...
Little Rock High School Photograph courtesy of Little Rock Central High School
Museum and Visitor's Center. One of the "Little Rock Nine" braves a jeering ...
Sep 23, 2012 ... Six decades after nine courageous teens integrated Little Rock Central High
School, LIFE.com presents pictures -- many of which never ran in ...