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Little Rock Nine

African American Students, Racially Segregated Schools

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Categories: Racial and ethnic discrimination; Location: Little Rock, ARKANSAS, UNITED STATES
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Little Rock School Desegregation 1957
Eight of the nine black students who have been attending Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., are shown as they walked from school to their waiting Army station wagon, Oct. 2, 1957. (AP Photo/Ferd Kaufman)

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LITTLE ROCK INTEGRATION
Escorted by troops of the 101st Airborne Division, nine African American students enter Central High School, Little Rock, Ark., September 25, 1957. (AP Photo)

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Dorothy Frazier + 2

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Little Rock School Desegregation 1957
Left to right: Dorothy Frazier, 13, Minnie Brown, 15, and Thelma Mothershed, 16, wait in a corridor of the U.S. Courthouse at Little Rock, Ark., where they were called to testifiy at a hearing on the integration problems at Central High School, Sept. 7, 1957. Thelma and Minnie were two of the students who were turned away by the National Guard as they attempted to enter the building on the first day of school. (AP Photo/William P. Straeter)

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Little Rock School Desegregation 1957
Elements of the 101st Airborne Division cross the Arkansas River and enter Little Rock, Ark., Sept. 24, 1957, to enforce the de-segregation order of the U.S. District Court. (AP Photo/Ferd Kaufman)

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Civil Rights Integration 1957
This is the scene on the fourth day of school at Little Rock, Ark., Central High School just before the bell rang for classes, Sept. 6, 1957. There was no hint of tension that plagued the first week of school during integration. (AP Photo/William P. Straeter)

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5709250608
Civil Rights Integration 1957
A man identified as C.E. Blake, with a cut on his head, kneels between two troopers near Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., Sept. 25, 1957, after he was clubbed by a trooper. Nine black students were escorted into the school by 101st Airborne Division soldiers. (AP Photo)

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Little Rock School Desegregation 1957
A trooper who participated in the guarding of Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., when nine black students were escorted into the school, sits atop the hood of a jeep and reads the paper after school dismissal, Sept. 26, 1957. (AP Photo)

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LITTLE ROCK CENTRAL INTEGRATION
A crowd of students, newsmen and curious Little Rock citizens watch the scene as Arkansas National Guard troops, following the orders of Gov. Orval Faubus, are dispatched to prevent nine black students from entering Little Rock's all-white Central High School, on September 9, 1957. (AP Photo)

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Little Rock School Desegregation 1957
An unidentified white student slugs an effigy of a black student outside Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., Oct. 3, 1957, as nearly 75 students of the school walked out to protest integration. Troopers stationed around the school broke up the demonstration. (AP Photo)

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Desegregation
Paul Davis Taylor displays a Confederate flag in front of Little Rock Central High School on Sept. 3, 1957. Taylor was among some 500 people who gathered across the street from the school, which had been scheduled to integrate. (AP Photo)

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Little Rock School Desegregation 1957
Black students are escorted through the front door of Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., Sept. 26, 1957. It was the second day they entered the school escorted by troopers. (AP Photo)

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Little Rock School Desegregation 1957
This was the scene last night at Little Rock's Central High School, Sept. 23, 1957. The school will be open to all pupils as a result of a court order handed down Friday. This unidentified officer was stationed at the school to keep out all unauthorized persons. (AP Photo/Ferd Kaufman)

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INTEGRATION LITTLE ROCK NINE
Five of nine African-American Students are shown as they walk up the long flight of stairs at Central High School in Little Rock, AR on Oct. 4, 1957. They are escorted by the 101st Airborne Division. (AP Photo)

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LRC50 The Central Legacy
** FILE ** In this Sept. 26, 1957, file photo, members of the 101st Airborne Division take up positions outside Central High School in Little Rock, Ark. The troops were on duty to enforce integration at the school. The city is marking the 50th anniversary of Central High School's integration in September 2007 with a series of events culminating in a ceremony featuring former president Clinton and the Little Rock Nine. (AP Photo/File)

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Clarence Sanders + 1

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Little Rock School Desegregation 1957
Clarence R. Sanders, an airman at Little Rock Air Force Base, in white jacket, and Ernest Patrick of Little Rock are shown lying on the ground after a chase by police in downtown Little Rock, Sept. 24, 1957. The men and their three female companions fled from police after a fight with some white youths. They were captured after their car went out of control in East Little Rock. Neither man was seriously hurt and are in police custody. (AP Photo/Ferd Kaufman)

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Elizabeth Eckford + 2

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Little Rock School Desegregation 1957
From left to right: Elizabeth Eckford, Ernest Green, and Minnie Jean Brown are seen at a dinner party in their honor at the home of a friend, Dec. 6, 1957, in Arkansas. (AP Photo)

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Alex Wilson

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Little Rock School Desegregation 1957
A reporter from the Tri-State Defender, Alex Wilson, is shoved by an angry mob of white people near Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., Sept. 23, 1957. The fight started when nine black students gained entrance to the school as the Army enforced integration. (AP Photo)

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LRC50 The Central Legacy
** FILE ** In this Sept. 25, 1957, file photo, troopers of the 101st Airborne Division with fixed bayonets draw giggles from Central High School students in Little Rock, Ark. Federal forces were employed to enforce integration in the face of racial tension at the school. The city is marking the 50th anniversary of Central High School's integration in September 2007 with a series of events culminating in a ceremony featuring former president Clinton and the Little Rock Nine. (AP Photo, File)

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Civil Rights Integration 1957
Two-year-old Linda Lou Pritchard finds a good safe place to sit among three unidentified Arkansas National Guardsmen in front of the Little Rock Central High School, Sept. 6, 1957 where integration problems have drawn much national interest. On the second day of school, National Guardsmen turned away nine black students who attempted to enter the school. The military men were at the school on orders from Gov. Orval Faubus despite the decision by U.S. District Judge Ronald N. Davies that the school allow integration. (AP Photo/William P. Straeter)

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Terrence Roberts

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Little Rock School Desegregation 1957
Terrence Roberts, 15, one of the nine black students who tried to enter Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., is seen reading a story in the Arkansas Democrat, Sept. 22, 1957. He will try to enter the school again tomorrow. (AP Photo)

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Integration Faubus 1957
Gov. Orval Faubus shows his television audience a local black newspaper headline: "Anger and Threats Mar School Opening" in Little Rock, Sept. 3, 1957. He then directed the National Guard to maintain "peace and order" at Central High School where racial integration was scheduled. (AP Photo)

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CARL COBB D.D. EVANS

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LITTLE ROCK INTEGRATION
Two Arkansas National Guardsmen, Carl Cobb, left, and D.D. Evans, stand guard at one of the entrances to Central High School, Little Rock, AR. Gov. Orval Faubus' action in ordering out the troops caused the school board to postpone scheduled racial integration, September 3, 1957. (AP Photo)

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Little Rock School Desegregation 1957
Little Rock citizens watch as some of the 101st Airborne Division from Camp Campbell, Kent., begin their watch at Central High School, Sept. 24, 1957. Pres. Eisenhower ordered the federal troops in and they were flown from Kentucky this afternoon. (AP Photo/William P. Straeter)

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C.E. Blake + 1

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Little Rock School Desegregation 1957
A U.S. Army paratrooper uses the butt of his rifle to nudge along a man identified as C.E. Blake, who was hit in the head when he tried to take a weapon from a trooper near Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., Sept. 25, 1957, where integration is being enforced by the Army. (AP Photo)

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