The Little Rock Nine

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The Little Rock Nine

President Eisenhower assisted in the future accomplishments of these African American students.

Lasting Impact

The Little Rock Nine changed the way the government sees education. The group was a paving for all races to get an equal oppertunaty at education in the United States of America

Sullivan, Patricia. "Little Rock Nine." Civil Rights in the United States. Ed. Waldo E. Martin, Jr. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2000. N. pag. Gale Power Search. Web. 19 Apr. 2014. . Martin and Sullivan provide information on the Little Rock Nine who were the first black students integrated into a white school in September of 1957. They describe the ruthlessness of the segregationist mobs that followed the students to schoolKowalski, Kathiann M. "Little Rock Nine." Cobblestone Feb. 2014: 18. Gale Power Search. Web. 19 Apr. 2014. . In Kolwaski's article, information on the Little Rock Nine is provided. The author expands on the trials and tribulations that the black students faced while attending the school. Although students were assulted physically and verbally, they continued to attend the school and were able to graduate"Desegregation: Celebrations and Challenges." Reading Today 25.2 (2007): 1. Gale Power Search. Web. 19 Apr. 2014. . The article provides insight on what the integration of Central High School was like and how it affected them."Little Rock Nine." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 18 Apr. 2014. Web. 20 Apr. 2014. This article gives insight on the many events related to The Little Rock Nine. Details such as response why, the people involve, and the impact of The Little Rock Nine "Little Rock Nine." YouTube. MarquetteU, 22 Jan. 2010. Web. 21 Apr. 2014. MarquetteU informs the audience on Little Rock Nine by giving a brief summary of the situation the you African Americans. Including the battle for what is unconstitutional and what is not.

Presentationby:Kody Weatherspoon andKaila Snaer

Little Rock Nine

The Little Rock Nine became an integral part of the fight for equal opportunity in American education when they dared to challenge segregation in public schools by enrolling at the all-white Central High School in 1957.

Ernest Green (b. 1941)Elizabeth Eckford (b. 1941)Jefferson Thomas (1942–2010)Terrence Roberts (b. 1941)Carlotta Walls LaNier (b. 1942)Minnijean Brown (b. 1941) Gloria Ray Karlmark (b. 1942)Thelma Mothershed (b. 1940)Melba Pattillo Beals (b. 1941)

Ernest Green. The first of The Little Rock Nine to gradute. He influenced many african american by attending college and graduating top of is class.

A Taste of the Past

Why must I be escorted everywhere?



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