The Little Rock Nine ~ 1957. These are the children who integrated the school in Little Rock, Arkansas. President Eisenhower ordered out the National Guard to protect them, but they were still spit on and they had to endure hateful remarks and racist epithets. They are all heroes in my book.
September 4, 1954 – American Civil Rights Movement – Little Rock Crisis: Governor Orville Faubus of Arkansas calls out the US National Guard, to prevent African-American students from enrolling in Central High School in Little Rock.
John Kennedy and Orval Faubus Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus greets President Kennedy on his visit to dedicate the $46.7 million Greers Ferry dam at Heber Springs, Arkansas. Date Photogra phed:October 03, 1963.❋❋❋❋ ❋ ❋ ❋ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_F._Kennedy