The Little Rock 9

A Timeline

One small step....

The Little Rock Nine were a group of African American students enrolled in a Little Rock High School in 1957. The students were initially prevented from entering the segregated school by the Governor of Arkansas. They were then able to attend after the intervention of President Dwight D. Eisenhower.They were escorted by a national guardsmen. Before this occurred, in 1954 the supreme court passing a law to desegregate all schools.

The Little Rock 9 Arrives

Friday, April 12th 1957 at 8am

Little Rock, AR, United States

Little Rock, AR