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The Little Rock 9 Story and Videos.




The role of the Little Rock 9 in the history of desegregation is a story that has been told many times from many different points of view.At the center of the Little Rock Central High School crisis of 1957, they played a significant part in ending school segregation in the United States.

Rather than adding another story, we will try to provide you with the best sources of information about the Little Rock Nine.

 
Click here for an overview of the Little Rock Nine story.

Who Are the Little Rock Nine?

Carlotta Walls LaNier

Jefferson A. Thomas

Gloria Cecelia Ray Karlmark

Ernest Gideon Green


Elizabeth Ann Eckford

Thelma Jean Mothershed Wair

Terrence James Roberts


Minnijean Brown Trickey

Melba Pattillo Beals



If a picture is worth 1,000 words, then this 2 part video series about the Little Rock nine and the crisis at Little Rock Central High School is worth about a million.



Part 1



Part 2


Click here for more information about the 1957 Little Rock desegregation crisis and the Little Rock 9.

Central High School is now listed as a National Historic Site. The only operating high school in the country with this designation. There is also a Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site Visitor Center located at the intersection across from the school.

There is a museum and bookstore at the site for even more information. This is definitely a great chance to see living history.




Related links:

Bill Clinton Library.

Little Rock News.



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