Little Rock Arkansas In The Civil Rights Movement

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Little Rock, Arkansas. The importance of Little Rock Arkansas in the civil rights movement is the power of endurance nine black teenagers showed when attempting to become the first African- American students to enroll in Little Rock High School. Although legally the children should have been allowed easy entry into the school, it turned out to be a much larger ordeal. In 1954 U.S Supreme Court made Segregation in American public schools illegal. The names of the 'Little Rock Nine ' who had been enlisted by Daisy Bates were Thelma Mothershed, Terrence Roberts, Ernest Green, Melba Patillo, Gloria Ray, Jefferson Thomas, Elizabeth Eckford, Minnijean Brown and Carlotta Walls. Governor of Little Rock, Orval Faubus did everything in his
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