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 was a group of nine African American students enrolled in
Little Rock Central High School in 1957. Their enrollment was followed by the ...
Our Mission: 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
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, ...
The students, known as the Little Rock Nine, were recruited by Daisy Bates,
president of the Arkansas branch of the National Association for the
Advancement of ...
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
The story of the Little Rock Nine and the events of the 1957 desegregation crisis
are artfully told in the Central High national historic site museum.
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 ...
They would later become known around the world as the “Little Rock Nine.” Little
Rock civil rights activist Daisy Lee Bates would serve as their spokesperson ...
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 ...