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Little Rock Nine


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 ...

Little Rock Nine Foundation - Home


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  ...

Little Rock School Desegregation (1957) - King Encyclopedia


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 ...

We Shall Overcome -- Little Rock Central High School


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 ...

Little Rock Crisis, 1957 | The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed


Only nine were chosen, Melba Patillo Beals, Elizabeth Eckford, Ernest Green, ... They would later become known around the world as the “Little Rock Nine.”

Little Rock Nine - Little Rock 9 - Central High School - Arkansas


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 Central High School Integration


Apr 24, 2016 ... On September 25, 1957 the students, now known as the Little Rock Nine, entered Central High School, an academically renowned school with ...

Brave Hearts: Remembering the Little Rock Nine | TIME


Sep 23, 2012 ... Six decades after nine teens integrated Little Rock Central High School, LIFE shows photos from those ugly and, ultimately, inspiring days.

The Little Rock Nine: How Far Has the Country Come? - The Atlantic


Sep 25, 2014 ... "The niggers won't get in," said the angry mob—and the "Little Rock Nine" were forced to leave school at noon. It was only on September 25, ...

Showdown in Little Rock [ushistory.org]


Showdown in Little Rock. ... place in Little Rock, Arkansas. On September 3, 1957, nine black students attempted to attend the all-white Central High School.

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.
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Integration of Central High School - Black History - HISTORY.com


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 Nine Video - Civil Rights Movement - HISTORY.com


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 Rock ...

Little Rock Nine - Encyclopedia of Arkansas


Sep 9, 2010 ... The Little Rock Nine were the nine African-American students involved in the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School. Their entrance ...