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    Little Rock, Arkansas, After 1959

    Little Rock, Arkansas, residents discussed changes in the city after schools reopened in 1959. Speakers included two of the African American students known as the “Little Rock Nine.” In…

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    60th Anniversary of Little Rock Central High School Integration

    Little Rock Central High School held a ceremony to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the integration of the Arkansas school. Speakers included former President Bill Clinton, Governor Asa…

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    Warriors Don't Cry

    Melba Pattillo Beals discussed her book, Warriors Don’t Cry, which detailed her experiences as part of the first integrated class of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. The author…

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    Little Rock High School Integration

    Ms. Beals talked about her unique perspective on the civil rights movement as one of the first African-American students at Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957. This was…

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