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S1 Ep23 The Little Rock Nine

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On Sept. 25, 1957, the common goal for the nine students entering Central High School was to receive the same educational opportunities afforded white people

The majority of the country only knows the name Little Rock Nine, not Ernest Green, Elizabeth Eckford, Jefferson Thomas, Dr. Terrence Roberts, Carlotta Walls Lanier, Minnijean Brown Trickey, Gloria Ray Karlmark, Thelma Mothershed-Wair, and Melba Pattillo Beals.  

However, these brave Nine and their families endured the unrelenting rage of the majority of white people in Little Rock, Arkansas to break down the segregated wall of Central High School. We begin with thoughts from Carlotta Walls LaNier.

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