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Seventeen year old Ernest Green poses in the cap and gown he will wear Tuesday, May 27, 1958 when he joins in graduation ceremonies with 649 other Little Rock Central High School seniors. He will be the first African American in history to be graduated by the school and his presence will climax the first year of intergration in the Arkansas capital. The commencement exercise will take place in the football stadium where federal troops established field headquarters during 1957 fall's anti-integration violence. (AP Photo)

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