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  • Marissa Tate

    The Little Rock Nine. Just finished the movie Ernest Green in American History.. Such a good movie!

  • Kizzey Chester

    The Little Rock Nine were an integral part of the Civil Rights Movement. https://sites.google.com/a/rockets.rochester3a.net/people-of-the-civil-rights-movement---final/little-rock-nine You like join our black history

  • Elyssa Windham-Spurgin

    The Little Rock Nine were a group of African American students enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in 1957. The ensuing Little Rock Crisis, in which the students were initially prevented from entering the racially segregated school by Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus, and then attended after the intervention of President Eisenhower, is considered to be one of the most important events in the African American Civil Rights Movement.

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