15 year old Elizabeth Eckford of the Little Rock Nine being escorted by 101st…

15 year old Elizabeth Eckford of the Little Rock Nine being escorted by Airborne Division America.

I love Little Rock! This is a very good list ~ 9 Places You Can't Miss in Little Rock, Arkansas!

When you swing by Arkansas' capital city, make sure you visit these 9 Places you Can't Miss in Little Rock!

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.

The Little Rock Nine Are Now Eight: The Ancestors Bring Home Jefferson Thomas

The Little Rock Nine was a group of African-American students who were enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in The ensuing Little Rock Crisis

visit Little Rock, Arkansas as part of the Great American Road Trip. What to do and see in Little Rock

Little Rock, Arkansas – Great American Road Trip

After moving to Arkansas in 2010 we’ve found there is so many fun things to do around Little Rock…and all around Arkansas!

Plan a staycation this summer! Tricia Goyer shares what to do in and around Little Rock, Arkansas with your family

Emerald Park, North Little Rock, Arkansas. Short little hike. Overlooks the Arkansas River.

Emerald Park, North Little Rock, Arkansas. Short little hike. Overlooks the Arkansas River. Emerald Park, North Little Rock, Arkansas. Výhľad na rieku Arkansas.

The River Market District is one of the top things to do in Little Rock, Arkansas. This guide focuses on what to see, where to eat, and where to shop till you drop (of course).

Guide to the River Market District

The River Market District is one of the top things to do in Little Rock, Arkansas. This guide focuses on what to see, where to eat, and where to shop till you drop (of course).

Daisy Bates – "Civil rights activist, publisher, journalist. In 1957, she helped nine African American students to become the first to attend the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, who became known as the Little Rock Nine. She and her husband also started the Arkansas State Press - a voice for Civil rights, even before the nationally recognised movement had emerged."

Daisy Lee Gatson Bates (November 1914 – November was an American civil rights activist, publisher, journalist, and lecturer who played a leading role in the Little Rock Integration Crisis of

12 Unforgettable Tours Everyone In Arkansas Should Take At Least Once

12 Unforgettable Tours Everyone In Arkansas Should Take At Least Once

Hanger House, American Queen Anne style with Japanese "moongate" arch at the porch and traces of the Shingle style, Little Rock , Arkansas.

"The Little Rock Nine" --These 9 teenagers integrated the white high school in Little Rock, AR.  They were kicked, ridiculed, threatened, called every name, spat on, ignored, and had acid thrown in their faces. Pres. Eisenhower ordered federal protection, and Melba Patillo Beals in her book "Warriors Don't Cry" credits their body guards of the 101st airborne as their saviors. All have lead highly successful lives. And all are heroes.

The Little Rock Nine was the first group of African American students to attend Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas.

This guide to Main Street, Little Rock in Arkansas tells you what to see, where to shop, and where to eat in this swanky Little Rock must-see.

Guide to Main Street Little Rock

This guide to Main Street, Little Rock in Arkansas tells you what to see, where to shop, and where to eat in this swanky Little Rock must-see.

1957 — Little Rock Nine. In this 1957 picture, Elizabeth Eckford of what became known as “The Little Rock Nine” is seen being followed and threatened by an angry white mob on her way to class, as one of the first African-American students to ever attend classes at Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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"Elizabeth Eckford and Hazel Bryan" by Will Counts; depicts Elizabeth Eckford, one of the Little Rock Nine as she walks to her formerly white only school.

La Petite Roche (The Little Rock) is a small rock formation on the Arkansas River originally used by early river traffic as a landmark which later became a well-known river crossing, Little Rock, Arkansas, circa 1965. - Archive Photos/Getty Images

See Little Rock in One Day

1125 pm La Petite Roche (The Little Rock) is a small rock formation on the Arkansas River originally used by early river traffic as a landmark which later became a well-known river crossing, Little Rock, Arkansas, circa - Archive Photos/Getty Images

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